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Wine Quiz #1 (July 12, 2004)

Just to keep you sharp on your wine knowledge, I've decided to bring you a monthly wine quiz. Here's the first. I'll post the answers next week.

  1. What does term 'ullage' refer to?
  2. Which of following is not a grape grown in the Bordeaux region?
    1. Cabernet Sauvignon
    2. Cabernet Franc
    3. Malbec
    4. Gamay?
  3. How many of Italy's provinces produce wine?
    1. all
    2. 17
    3. 15
    4. 12
  4. The business end of a corkscrew is called:
    1. the steel
    2. the lever
    3. the helix
    4. the shaft?
  5. What volume of brandy is added to a pipe of port to fortify it?
    1. 10%
    2. 15%
    3. 18%
    4. 20%
  6. What is the only red wine grown in Alsace?
  7. What does the term Crémant refer to?
  8. What wine region still crushes and presses its best grapes by foot?
  9. What does DOCG stand for?
  10. What is the name of the largest bottle currently used for wine?

 

 

 

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