BECOME A MEMBER

Thousands of wines at your fingertips

Search database of wine reviews
Read about wines BEFORE they hit the stores
Match wines with foods

FREE MEMBERSHIP



GET TONY'S NEW EBOOK


TONY'S NOVELS
A gift for the literate wine-lover in your life – who may be you. Tony's murder mystery novels, set in the world of wine, are now available at a discount – autographed.

Find out more...

TUNE IN TO TONY
Listen to Tony

Listen to Tony talk about wine on 680 NEWS radio on Fridays at 10:48 am, on Saturdays at 2:48 am and 9:48 am, and on Sundays at 12:48 am and 1:48 pm.
Tony Aspler
Wine Reviews
Food & Wine Match
Personal Wine Cellar
Pocket Wine Cellar
Articles
Gourmet Recipes
Cocktails
Wine Primer
Links
More Tony Aspler
Tony's Books Tony's Books
Ontario Wine Awards
About Us About Us
Contact
Advertise

MEMBER LOGIN
E-mail Address or
Username
Password
 
Forget Password?
 

FREE MEMBERSHIP

POPULAR ARTICLES
All about sparkling wine Port wine 101 Pairing food and wine Pairing wine and cheese What wine to serve with chocolate Why we like to visit wine country A wine tour of Italy Germany and German wines Wine touring France: Cognac and Bordeaux Wine touring France: Burgundy A tour of California wine country

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 TONY'S BLOG

More Tony's Blog  

Wine Quiz #4 (October 5, 2004)

Here's the fourth in my monthly series of quizzes to test your wine knowledge. Look for the answers next week!

  1. Which of the following was not designated as a First Growth wine in the 1855 Classification of Médoc and Graves château wines?
    1. Lafite
    2. Latour
    3. Margaux
    4. Mouton-Rothschild
    5. Haut Brion
  2. What is chaptalisation?
  3. What is the length of the longest cork used to close a wine bottle?
    1. 45 mm
    2. 50 mm
    3. 55 mm
    4. 60 mm
  4. How many bottles are contained in a Balthazar of champagne?
  5. What are the five preferred grapes used in the production of vintage port?
  6. What does the term "Hock" mean?
  7. How would you use a "thief" in the wine cellar?
  8. Name the town across the Douro River from Oporto where the port lodges can be found.
  9. Apart from Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Cabernet Franc, what other grapes are used in red Bordeaux?
  10. Who was voted Ontario's Winemaker of the Year at the 2004 Ontario Wine Awards?

 

 

 

More Tony's Blog  
 
ALL MATERIAL © TONY ASPLER   WEBSITE BY MEDIRESOURCE INC.
PRIVACY POLICY