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1

What is the French for PDO?

Appellation d'origine protégée (AOP)

2

What is the traditional French term for AOP?

Appellation d'origine contrôlée (AC or AOC)

3

Which French term for PDO is more commonly seen?

AC/AOC

4

In France, it is common for a plot of land to be covered by a ... appellation
How may this benefit a producer?

Generic
More prestigious
They can choose which one to use, based on the quality of the vintage

5

What is the French term for a PGI wine? Which other term can also be seen?

Indication géographique protégée (IGP)
Vin de Pays (VdP)

6

What term is used in France for a wine without a GI?

Vin de France