IGPIndication Géographique Protegée is a term now being used for wines in the French denomination use to be called‘vins de pays’. These wines are coming from specific areas or zones where winemaking is allowed and where there are specifics rules lending to their production. (see Vins de pays)

I.N.A.O. (French National Institute for Controlled Appellations) – Institut National des Appellations d’Origine des

vins et eaux-de-vie, organisme interprofessionnel founded in 1935.

I.N.R.A. – French for ‘Institut National de Recherche Agronomique’.