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QbA

Abbreviation for "quality wine or quality spark ling wine of specified regions" for a wine or sparkling wine of the highest quality level with controlled origin. New quality levels and wine designations were introduced by the EU wine market regulation valid from 2009 (see under quality system). However, the traditional designation QbA is still permitted in Germany and South Tyrol. However, this is increasingly being abandoned and the German wine law now only refers to quality wine or quality sparkling wine. In Austria, on the other hand, QbA was never in use.

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