Australian Wine Trivia Facts! Quiz

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Australian wine trivia facts quiz. Did you know that Langmeil’s Freedom vineyard in the Barossa Valley is Australia oldest vineyards? The two most popular wines produced in Australia are the Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon. If you consider yourself to have had a full taste of what Australia has to offer in term of wine, this quiz is for you. Do check it out and see which new information you might gather from it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which Australian state does not produce a wine labeled as the one from "South Eastern Australia"? 

    • A.

      Victoria

    • B.

      New South Wales

    • C.

      South Australia

    • D.

      Tasmania

    Correct Answer
    D. Tasmania
    Explanation
    Tasmania is the correct answer because it is the only Australian state listed that does not produce a wine labeled as being from "South Eastern Australia." This suggests that the other three states (Victoria, New South Wales, and South Australia) do produce wines labeled as such.

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  • 2. 

    What's Australia's most expensive wine? 

    • A.

      Grange

    • B.

      Grande

    • C.

      Yellowtail

    • D.

      Redtail

    Correct Answer
    A. Grange
    Explanation
    Grange is Australia's most expensive wine. This iconic wine is produced by Penfolds, one of the country's most renowned wineries. Grange is known for its exceptional quality, aging potential, and complex flavors. It is highly sought after by wine collectors and enthusiasts around the world, often commanding high prices at auctions and on the secondary market. Its reputation and history contribute to its high price tag, making it Australia's most expensive wine.

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  • 3. 

    Which wine type were Australian vineries producing at the beginnings? 

    • A.

      Fruity wines

    • B.

      Dry wines

    • C.

      Sparkling wines

    • D.

      Fortifieds

    Correct Answer
    D. Fortifieds
    Explanation
    Australian wineries were producing fortified wines at the beginnings. Fortified wines are wines that have been fortified with the addition of a distilled spirit, usually brandy. This process helps to increase the alcohol content and also adds sweetness and richness to the wine. Fortified wines were popular in Australia during the early days of winemaking, and many wineries focused on producing this type of wine.

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  • 4. 

    Which grape is mostly used in The Barossa Valley?

    • A.

      Shiraz

    • B.

      Merlot

    • C.

      Sauvignon Blanc

    • D.

      Sangiovese

    Correct Answer
    A. Shiraz
    Explanation
    The Barossa Valley is known for its production of Shiraz grapes, which are predominantly used in winemaking in this region. Shiraz is a dark-skinned grape variety that produces full-bodied red wines with rich flavors of blackberry, plum, and spice. The Barossa Valley's warm climate and unique terroir provide optimal conditions for growing Shiraz grapes, making it the most commonly used grape variety in this region. Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, and Sangiovese are not as commonly associated with The Barossa Valley as Shiraz.

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  • 5. 

    Which one of these wine related items did Australia invent? 

    • A.

      Wine pourer

    • B.

      Decanter

    • C.

      Cork

    • D.

      The wine cask

    Correct Answer
    D. The wine cask
    Explanation
    The wine cask is the correct answer because it was invented in Australia. The wine cask, also known as a box wine or goon bag, is a bag-in-box packaging for wine. It was first developed and introduced in Australia in the 1960s as a more convenient and affordable way to package and transport wine. The cask consists of a plastic bladder inside a cardboard box, which allows the wine to stay fresh for a longer period of time after opening. This invention revolutionized the wine industry by making wine more accessible and portable.

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  • 6. 

    Which Australian state does not produce wine?

    • A.

      ACT

    • B.

      Tasmania

    • C.

      Northern Territory

    • D.

      Queensland

    Correct Answer
    C. Northern Territory
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Northern Territory. The Northern Territory is the only Australian state that does not produce wine. The other states, such as ACT, Tasmania, and Queensland, are known for their wine production.

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  • 7. 

    Which one of these is a sherry style of wine?

    • A.

      Topaque

    • B.

      Apera

    • C.

      Glera

    • D.

      Tawny

    Correct Answer
    B. Apera
    Explanation
    Apera is a sherry style of wine. Sherry is a fortified wine produced in the region of Jerez, Spain. Apera is the name given to this style of wine produced in Australia, as the term "sherry" is protected and can only be used for wines produced in the Jerez region. Apera wines are made using similar production methods as sherry, including fortification and aging in a solera system. Therefore, Apera is the correct answer as it is a sherry style of wine.

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  • 8. 

    What does GSM on wine bottles stand for?

    • A.

      Grenache Shiraz Mourvedre

    • B.

      Great Shiraz from Murrumbidgee

    • C.

      Grenache Syrah Merlot

    • D.

      Greatwhite Shark's Merlot

    Correct Answer
    A. Grenache Shiraz Mourvedre
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Grenache Shiraz Mourvedre. GSM on wine bottles stands for Grenache Shiraz Mourvedre, which refers to a blend of these three red grape varieties commonly found in wines from the Rhône Valley in France and Australia. Grenache brings fruitiness, Shiraz adds spice and body, and Mourvedre contributes structure and complexity to the wine.

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  • 9. 

    Which wine type does The Eden Valley produce?

    • A.

      Sauvignon Blanc

    • B.

      Merlot

    • C.

      Chardonnay

    • D.

      Riesling

    Correct Answer
    D. Riesling
    Explanation
    The Eden Valley produces Riesling wine.

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  • 10. 

    What's Terra Rossa? 

    • A.

      The name of the mountain near The Barossa Valley

    • B.

      A type of red soil in Coonawarra

    • C.

      The Eden Valley's other name.

    • D.

      Australia's richest red wine.

    Correct Answer
    B. A type of red soil in Coonawarra
    Explanation
    Terra Rossa refers to a type of red soil found in Coonawarra. This soil is known for its high clay content and excellent drainage, making it ideal for grape cultivation. The unique characteristics of the Terra Rossa soil contribute to the distinct flavors and quality of the wines produced in the Coonawarra region.

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