Germany, Austria, Hungary, And Greece

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Germany Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Wines from Naoussa are typically
    • A. 

      Fruity white wines with a medium acidity

    • B. 

      Deeply coloured roses

    • C. 

      Red wines high in acid and tannin

    • D. 

      Fortified wine made from Muscat

  • 2. 
    Which ONE of the following statements is TRUE in relation to Gruner Veltliner?
    • A. 

      It is used to make white wines in Austria

    • B. 

      It is used to make red wines in Germany

    • C. 

      It is used to make rose wines in Hungary

    • D. 

      It is used to make Retsina in Greece

  • 3. 
    Why are the Riesling wines of the Pfalz fuller in body than wins from the Mosel
    • A. 

      The vines are planted on steep northeast-facing slopes

    • B. 

      Higher temperatures due to its southerly location

    • C. 

      The winemaker adds additional sugar after fermentation is complete

    • D. 

      The vineyards have slate-rich soils

  • 4. 
    Which ONE of the following German wine regions is well known for the production of red wines?
    • A. 

      Baden

    • B. 

      Mosel

    • C. 

      Rheingau

    • D. 

      Franken

  • 5. 
    Ausbruch is a labelling term that is unique to
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      Austria

    • C. 

      Hungary

    • D. 

      South Africa

  • 6. 
    Which one of the following grapes is used in the production of Tokaji?
    • A. 

      Chenin Blanc

    • B. 

      Irsai Oliver

    • C. 

      Furmint

    • D. 

      Kadarka

  • 7. 
    Weinviertel DAC must be a
    • A. 

      Full bodied oaked Blaufrankisch

    • B. 

      Light fruity Riesling

    • C. 

      Deeply coloured, fruity Zweigelt

    • D. 

      Light, fruity, Gruner Veltliner

  • 8. 
    Aszu wines are made by
    • A. 

      Only using grapes affected by noble rot

    • B. 

      Adding Sussreserve after fermentation

    • C. 

      Macerating grapes affected by noble rot in a dry place

    • D. 

      Halting fermentation artificially

  • 9. 
    What is the most important Austrian province for the production of sweet wine
    • A. 

      Niederosterreich

    • B. 

      Burgenland

    • C. 

      Styria

    • D. 

      Vienna

  • 10. 
    Which ONE of the following is a significant problem for grape growers in Santorini?
    • A. 

      Rot

    • B. 

      Hail

    • C. 

      Wind

    • D. 

      Frost

  • 11. 
    Which ONE of the following indicates that a wine is made from grapes affected by noble rot?
    • A. 

      Trocken

    • B. 

      Halbtrocken

    • C. 

      Trockenbeerenauslese

    • D. 

      Sussreserve

  • 12. 
    Which ONE of the following describes the wines from the Mosel?
    • A. 

      White wines, with high levels of alcohol made from the Sylvaner variety

    • B. 

      Red wines, with low levels of alcohol made from the Spatburgunder variety

    • C. 

      White wines, with low levels of acidity made from the Muller-Thurgau variety

    • D. 

      White wines, with high levels of acidity made from the Riesling variety