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country wine

Indizacione geografica tipica (I)
Vin de pays (F)
Vino de la tierra (ES)
Vinho regional (PO)

Designation for a wine of the second quality level after the first stage of quality wine. As a result of the EU wine market regulations valid from August 2009, the land wine now corresponds to the category "wine PGI" (wine with protected geographical indication) according to the first category "wine PDO" (wine with protected designation of origin = quality wine). However, these new names were banned in Austria to avoid confusion among consumers. In Germany, the use was prohibited until the end of 2011. The old terms Landwein, quality wine and Prädikatswein have been preserved as "traditional claims" in both countries and remain valid. See detailed below quality system,

Complete listings of the numerous vinification measures and cellar techniques, as well as the various wine-regulated wine, sparkling wine and distillate types are under the keyword winemaking contain. Comprehensive information on wine law is available under the keyword wine law,

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