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IGP

Abbreviation for a wine quality level within the EU that became valid in 2009. This after quality wine second level in the quality pyramid corresponds to the previous one country wine, In Germany and Austria is the corresponding name PGI wine (protected geographical indication). The new name or abbreviation IGP is used in four countries:

  • France : Indication Géographique Protégée (formerly Vin de pays )
  • Italy : Indicazione Geografica Protetta (formerly IGT = Indicazione Geografica Tipica)
  • Portugal : Indicação Geográfica Protegida (formerly VR = Vinho Regional)
  • Spain : Indicación Geográfica Protegida (formerly VdlT = Vino de la Tierra)

However, the old names are still permitted as traditional terms in many EU countries. See in detail for the individual countries and also comprehensively under quality system,

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