Describe the important viticultural aspects of your chosen region.

Choose a region from the list provided and provide detailed information related to the following topics. The format of the report is up to you. You can answer in paragraph or point form, but your report must be logical, clearly stated and understandable. The expectations and mark value for each of the topics is provided. Please insure that you choose high quality sources and that you are referencing the information that you are using. You can use any format that you would like, but it should be clear where the information is from.
Please post a single attachment to Sakai. Supported file types are: Word, PDF, HTML, RTF and PowerPoint. 1. Introduce your selected region by providing a wine related overview of the country that your region is in. Consider information related to the country?s place in the wine world, how it is organized, wine consumption and where the country?s wine is sold. (5 marks) ? Interesting and relevant wine-related introduction to the country of the selected region. ? Complete and accurate account of required information. ? Sources are used 2. Describe one important historical event related to your chosen region and how it impacted grape growing, winemaking or wine sales in the region. (5 marks) ? Complete and accurate account of the event as it relates to the region is provided ? Description of impact is provided and relevant ? Sources are used 3. Describe the appellation system or the rules and regulations governing wine production in your chosen region and how it impacts winemaking in the region. List any sub-regions that are part of your selected region if they exist. (15 marks) ? Complete and accurate account of the governing rules and regulations of the region is provided. ? Clear and relevant impact of the system on winemaking and grape growing is provided ? Identified sub-regions if present ? Sources are used 4. Describe the important viticultural aspects of your chosen region. The details should include information on geography, soil, climate, slope and aspect, planted grape varieties, pests and diseases and important cultural practices and any important variations within the region. (15 marks) ? Complete and accurate account of the important viticultural aspects of the region is provided ? Sources are used 5. Describe the wines and wine styles produced in your region. The details should include different quality levels, grape varieties and their relative importance, winemaking techniques, blends, use of oak, and any other relevant information. (15 marks) ? Complete and accurate information about the wines and wine styles of the region is provided ? Sources are used
6. Provide a short description of a famous winery from your region including its establishment, the wines and the wine styles that it is known for, its location, important vineyards if available and anything else that contributes to the winery being important or well known. (5 marks) ? Complete and accurate account of an important winery is provided ? Sources are used
References and Resources (10 marks) ? Uses four or more quality sources ? Provides a clear link between content and the sources used
Overall impression (5 marks) ? Information is presented clearly and logically ? Report is easy to read and complete ? Report demonstrates an understanding of the region
Wine Regions
Choose a region from the ?Region? column.
Country Area Region Canada Ontario ? Niagara Peninsula ? Prince Edward County ? Lake Erie North Shore (including Pelee Island) British Columbia ? Okanagan Valley ? Similkameen Valley Nova Scotia ? Annapolis Valley U.S.A California ? Napa Valley ? Sonoma Valley ? Lodi ? Paso Robles Oregon ? Willamette Valley ? Southern Oregon ? Columbia Valley ? Walla Walla Valley Washington State ? Yakima Valley ? Walla Walla Valley ? Columbia Valley New York ? Finger Lakes Australia South Australia ? Barossa Valley ? Eden Valley ? Clare Valley ? McLaren Vale ? Adelaide Hills ? Limestone Coast ? Coonawarra Western Australia ? Margaret River Victoria ? Yarra Valley
Tasmania ? Tasmania New South Wales ? Hunter Valley New Zealand North Island ? Gisborne ? Hawke?s Bay ? Martinborough/Wairappa South Island ? Nelson ? Marlborough ? Central Otago South Africa Coastal Region ? Constantia ? Stellenbosch Chile North ? Casablanca Valley Central ? Maipo Valley ? Rapel Valley South ? Bio Bio Argentina North ? Cafayate Cuyo ? Mendoza Patagonia ? San Juan France Champagne ? Champagne Burgundy ? Chablis ? Cote De Nuits ? Cote De Beaune ? Cote Chalonnaise ? Maconnais ? Beaujolais Bordeaux ? Medoc ? Haut Medoc ? Graves ? St Emilion ? Pomerol ? Sauternes ? Sancerre ? Pouilly- Fum? ? Chinon ? Vouvray Northern Rhone ? Cote Rotie ? Condrieu ? Hermitage ? Cornas Southern Rhone ? Ch?teauneuf-du-Pape ? Gigondas ? Vacqueyras ? Tavel Italy Northern ? Piedmont ? Friuli-Venezia Guilia ? Trentino-Alto Adige ? Veneto Central ? Tuscany Southern ? Campania ? Puglia ? Basilicata
? Sicily Spain Spain ? Rioja ? Catalunya ? Priorat ? R?as Baixas ? Ribera del Duero ? Jerez Portugal Portugal ? Vinho Verde ? Douro ? D?o ? Alentejo ? Porto Germany Germany ? Mosel ? Rheingau ? Rheinhessen ? Pfalz ? Baden Austria Austria ? Wachau ? Vienna Greece Greece ? Naoussa ? Nemea ? Santorini Hungary Hungary ? Tokaj