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German term or phrase:Qualitätsbezeichnung
English translation:quality grade
Entered by: Max Masutin
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00:52 Jun 28, 2007
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Marketing - Wine / Oenology / Viticulture / Wine show entry
German term or phrase: Qualitätsbezeichnung
Hi, this word was on an entry form for a German wine show, but I can't find a translation. It is in the section that describes the type of wine being entered.
Sam Dittmar
quality grade
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Max Masutin
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4 +2Quality designation
David Moore
3 +1quality grade
Max Masutin



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quality grade


Max Masutin
Local time: 11:05
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in category: 4

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agree  David Hollywood: this sounds more like it :)
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Quality designation

Sounds a little more "viniculturish" to me...here are a few samples where it is used:

Whole Foods Market : Recipes : European Designation of Origin for ...
This quality designation is given to wines produced in a restricted (usually a ... This designation applies to wine produced in, and which is typical of, ...

Timeforwine.com - Introduction to French Wine Labels 101
Finally, there is Vin de Table - "table wines" - the most basic wine quality designation in France. Let's take a look a three imaginary wines we created to ...

Piemonte Emozioni - Good wines and food - Wine - Alta Langa
D.O.C. (Denominazione di Origine Controllata - the standard quality designation which indicates that the wine's origin and characteristics have been ...

David Moore
Local time: 10:05
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Steffen Walter: See also http://www.mywineguide.co.uk/wine-glossary.asp (under "AC Appellation Controlee") and http://thewinepages.com/glossary-q.html
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agree  Armorel Young
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Changes made by editors
Jul 9, 2007 - Changes made by Max Masutin:
Created KOG entryKudoZ term » KOG term
Jun 28, 2007 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Term askedQualitatsbezeichnung » Qualitätsbezeichnung
FieldScience » Marketing
Jun 28, 2007 - Changes made by Marcus Malabad:
LevelNon-PRO » PRO

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