Answers to Wine Quiz #1 (July 19, 2004)
- What does term 'ullage' refer to?
The headspace in a bottle between the cork and the meniscus of the
- Which of following is not a grape grown in the Bordeaux region?
- Cabernet Sauvignon
- Cabernet Franc
Gamay is a grape of southern Burgundy; the rest are Bordeaux
- How many of Italy's provinces produce wine?
- The business end of a corkscrew is called:
- the steel
- the lever
- the helix
- the shaft
- What volume of brandy is added to a pipe of port to fortify it?
- What is the only red wine grown in Alsace?
- What does the term Crémant refer to?
A sparkling wine with about half the pressure of a champagne (as
in Crémant d'Alsace)
- What wine region still crushes and presses its best grapes by foot?
The Douro Valley, to produce vintage port
- What does DOCG stand for?
The Italian appellation Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita,
reserved for the top wines such as Barolo, Barbaresco, Chianti, etc.
- What is the name of the largest bottle currently used for wine?
Nebuchadnezzar; it contains 20 bottles