Trivia Quiz On Italy

27 Questions | Total Attempts: 49

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is the most controlled and quality wine found in Italy?
    • A. 

      Vino Da Tavola

    • B. 

      Denominazione di Origene Controllata (DOC)

    • C. 

      Denominazione di Origine Controllata E Garantita (DOCG)

    • D. 

      Indicazione Geografiche Tipiche

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is the lowest quality Wine in Italy?
    • A. 

      Vino Da Tavola

    • B. 

      Denominazione di Origine Controllata E Garantita (DOCG)

    • C. 

      Indicazione Geografiche Tipiche

    • D. 

      Denominazione di Origene Controllata (DOC)

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is the second lowest quality Wine in Italy?
    • A. 

      Denominazione di Origine Controllata E Garantita (DOCG)

    • B. 

      Vino Da Tavola

    • C. 

      Indicazione Geografiche Tipiche

    • D. 

      Denominazione di Origene Controllata (DOC)

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is the second highest quality Wine in Italy?
    • A. 

      Denominazione di Origine Controllata E Garantita (DOCG)

    • B. 

      Vino Da Tavola

    • C. 

      Indicazione Geografiche Tipiche

    • D. 

      Denominazione di Origene Controllata (DOC)

  • 5. 
    Indicazione Geografiche Tipiche is on par with which french category?
    • A. 

      None of the above

    • B. 

      Vin Du Pays

    • C. 

      Dolcetto d' alba

    • D. 

      Vino de Tavola

  • 6. 
    Which of the following does the Denominacion di Origine Controllata  regulate?
    • A. 

      Areas of production

    • B. 

      Geography

    • C. 

      Grapes

    • D. 

      Yields

    • E. 

      Ageing

  • 7. 
    Which are Italy's Principal White grapes?
    • A. 

      Pinot Grigio and Friulano

    • B. 

      Trebbiano

    • C. 

      Arneis and Moscato

    • D. 

      Souvignon Blanc

    • E. 

      Fume Blanc

  • 8. 
    What are the ways that Italian Wines are named?
    • A. 

      Grape variety

    • B. 

      Area/Zone of production

    • C. 

      Grape Variety and Area/Zone of production

    • D. 

      Fantasy/Proprietary Name

    • E. 

      Legend

    • F. 

      A and C only

  • 9. 
    Sometimes, wines are named by Area/zone of production.  Which of the following is an area/zone of production in Italy?
    • A. 

      Barolo

    • B. 

      Barbaresco

    • C. 

      Chianti

    • D. 

      Gavi

    • E. 

      Brunello de Montalcino

    • F. 

      Valpolicella

    • G. 

      Vernaccia di san Gimignano

  • 10. 
    Which of the following are the principal red grapes in Italy?
    • A. 

      Nebbiolo

    • B. 

      Barbera and Dolceto

    • C. 

      Sangiovese

    • D. 

      Aglianico

    • E. 

      Classico

    • F. 

      Piedmont

  • 11. 
    How many DOCG's are in Chianti?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

  • 12. 
    Which are the two DOCG's for Chianti?
    • A. 

      Chianti

    • B. 

      Classico

    • C. 

      Superiore

  • 13. 
    What does Classico mean?
    • A. 

      Historic or classic growing area of a specific zone

    • B. 

      Wine which has been aged longer, specified time than non Riserva counterpart. Applies to DOC and DOCG

    • C. 

      In DOC wines this indicates a higher level of alcohol or ageing and soemtimes a special geographic Origin

    • D. 

      Rose

    • E. 

      Red Wine

    • F. 

      Dry

  • 14. 
    What does Riserva mean?
    • A. 

      Rose

    • B. 

      Red Wine

    • C. 

      Dry

    • D. 

      Historic or classic growing area of a specific zone

    • E. 

      Wine which has been aged longer, specified time than non Riserva counterpart. Applies to DOC and DOCG

    • F. 

      In DOC wines this indicates a higher level of alcohol or aging and sometimes a special geographic Origin

  • 15. 
    What does Superiore mean?
    • A. 

      Rose

    • B. 

      Red Wine

    • C. 

      Dry

    • D. 

      Historic or classic growing area of a specific zone

    • E. 

      Wine which has been aged longer, specified time than non Riserva counterpart. Applies to DOC and DOCG

    • F. 

      In DOC wines this indicates a higher level of alcohol or aging and sometimes a special geographic Origin

  • 16. 
    What doe Rosato mean?
    • A. 

      Rose

    • B. 

      Red Wine

    • C. 

      Dry

  • 17. 
    What does Rosso Mean?
    • A. 

      Rose

    • B. 

      Red wine

    • C. 

      Dry

  • 18. 
    What does Secco mean?
    • A. 

      Dry

    • B. 

      Red Wine

    • C. 

      Rose

  • 19. 
    Which of the following are Italian Wine DOCG's in Tuscany?
    • A. 

      Brunello Di Montalcino

    • B. 

      Chianti

    • C. 

      Chianti Classico

    • D. 

      Chianti Montepulciano

    • E. 

      Vino Classico

    • F. 

      Vino Nobile de montepulciano

    • G. 

      Carmignano

    • H. 

      Vernaccia di san Gimignano

  • 20. 
    What is the main grape variety in Tuscany?
    • A. 

      Chainti

    • B. 

      Sangiovese

    • C. 

      Brunello

  • 21. 
    Ripaso Winemaking requires you to ferment how many times? 
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 22. 
    During MAsi Double fermentation method,, fermented wine from the fresh grapes is fermented with what % of whole semi dried grapes of the same verities? 
    • A. 

      25%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      42%

  • 23. 
    The fermentation process in the masi double fermentation method ferments for about how many days? 
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      18

  • 24. 
    The Masi Double fermentation method does which of the following to the wine?
    • A. 

      Enriches the wine in alcohol

    • B. 

      Enriches in color

    • C. 

      Enriches in extracts and soft elegant tannins

    • D. 

      New Flavors and perfumes

  • 25. 
    Which of the following are Italian Wine DOCG's from Piedmont?
    • A. 

      Barolo

    • B. 

      Barbaresco

    • C. 

      Barbaresco

    • D. 

      Gattinara

    • E. 

      Moscato d'Asti

    • F. 

      Brachetto D'Acqui

    • G. 

      Gavi/Cortese di Gavi