The Appellation label was created in 1935 and has strict rules about permitted grape varieties, yields, alcohol content, cultivation, maturation practices, and labelling procedures.
If a winemaker follows the rules of their respective Appellation, then they are allowed to use the Appellation label.
The winemaker's knowledge is then tested in a variety of national wine shows where blind tastings are used to assess quality and award prizes.
The German is more active in the attack, but the enemy stakes his life in the defence and fights to the last with extreme cunning." In pursuit of the laissez-faire Both Australia and France share a criminal history that has shaped the identity of their respective countries.
In France, the criminals stormed the Bastille (prison) and had their revolution.
In 1973, it was promoted from Second to First growth.
The Appellation label is another classification system designed to protect established brands.
After graduation, they are expected to make wine in a foreign country in order to further develop their abilities.
Once acquiring a vast body of knowledge, they return to Australia and further contribute to the local knowledge pool.
If the region is famous, then all the winemakers in the region also benefit.
Furthermore, if each region is famous for a particular style, then different regions of France have no need to compete with each other.
Subsequent generations glorified them in art and in national holidays.
While criminals were having their revolution in France, criminals in England were being rounded up and sent to Australia.
(Entrenched interests in the French industry work hard to maintain that perception.) Consequently, the Vin De Pay wine sells for a low price and so further reinforces negative perceptions about the label - to the delight of those who use the Appellation label.