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Wine Quiz

*Answers are at the bottom of this quiz.


1.  Which of the following is a wine region in Italy?

  • A. Quintarelli
  • B. Tommasi
  • C. Masi
  • D. Lombardy
  • E. Bertani


2.  Which two regions in Spain are very well known for making white wines?

  • A. Rioja and Penedes
  • B. Ribera del Duero and Jerez
  • C. Alentejo and Priorat
  • D. Rias Baixas and Rueda
  • E. Rueda and Bierzo


3.  Which Italian region produces Amarone, Soave, Bardolino and Valpolicella?

  • A. Le Marche
  • B. Tuscany
  • C. Piedmont
  • D. Veneto
  • E. Molise


4.  What grape is most widely grown in Campania?

  • A. Pinot Grigio
  • B. Cabernet Sauvignon
  • C. Aglianico
  • D. Primitivo
  • E. Pecorino


5.  The President of Russia, Dmitry Medvedev, recently suggested what as a way to reduce alcoholism in Russia?

  • A. Have soldiers uproot vineyards with tanks
  • B. Drink vodka
  • C. Drink wine
  • D. Drink acai berry juice


6.  In making a rosé wine, extended "skin contact" results in what?

  • A. A baby nine months later.
  • B. Darker color.
  • C. Higher alcohol.
  • D. A wine that is chillable to a lower temperature.





1.  Wine Quiz Answer: D. Lombardy

Lombardy is a region where grapes are grown in Italy. The others are names of wine producers in the Veneto region.


2.  Wine Quiz Answer: D. Rias Baixas and Rueda

Both Rueda and Rias Baixas are very well known for making great white wines.


3.  Wine Quiz Answer: D. Veneto



4.  Wine Quiz Answer: C. Aglianico

Aglianico is widely grown in Campania


5.  Wine Quiz Answer: C. Drink wine

While in a wine-growing region near the Black Sea, Medvedev urged developing the domestic wine industry as a way of eradicating alcoholism, a suggestion reminiscent of Thomas Jefferson. A generation ago, Gorbechev took a different approach to the same problem, ordering soldiers to uproot vineyards. Neither leader has ever endorsed Acai berries.


6.  Wine Quiz Answer: B. Darker color.

Increased skin contact, or maceration, in roses results in darker color (anthocyanins). The baby thing is not a part of the winemaking process.

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