A Quick Overview Of Vins Délimités De Qualité Supérieure
'Vins délimités de qualité supérieure', also known by the abbreviation 'VDQS', are the second 'rank' of wines after 'Appellation d'origine contrôlée', or 'AOC' wines, which are considered the best French wines. It refers to wines from defined areas, which are subject to strict production laws to preserve their quality, and traditional local characteristics. It's basically for wines which don't quite make AOC status, but are better than 'vins de pays'.
Note that if you use the singular, 'vin délimité de qualité supérieure, it is pronounced exactly like the plural.
How To Say It
- vins délimités de qualité supérieure
- va~ day/lee/mee/tay də kah/lee/tay s'ew/pay/ryøhr