Wine glossary

declaration of origin
Definition:

Declaration of geographical origin of a wine or grapes, from which a wine is produced. The EU differentiates between wines without protected geografical indication (previously Table wine), wines with protected geographical indication (Land wine) and Quality Wines Produced in Specified Regions (Quality Wine). In Austria, wines with regional typicity that display characteristics of their origin, are entrenched in the DAC philosophy, see DAC.