Mlcc Basic Product Knowledge - Wine Quiz

14 Questions | Total Attempts: 111

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Knowledge Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is to test your knowledge about wine.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Cork and other stoppers are necessary to avoid harmful contact with:
    • A. 

      Oxygen

    • B. 

      Sugar

    • C. 

      Tannin

    • D. 

      Acid

  • 2. 
    A cross between two different vine species is called a:
    • A. 

      Blend

    • B. 

      Hybrid

    • C. 

      Graft

  • 3. 
    Basically speaking, wine is ____________ ________________ ______________.
  • 4. 
    Which is not a white grape variety:
    • A. 

      Chardonnay

    • B. 

      Zinfandel

    • C. 

      Reisling

    • D. 

      Muscadet

  • 5. 
    Which is not a black/red grape variety:
    • A. 

      Gamay

    • B. 

      Malbec

    • C. 

      Semillon

    • D. 

      Syrah

  • 6. 
    All grapes are harvested when fully ripe.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Young red wines are usually ________ in color:
    • A. 

      Brown

    • B. 

      Amber

    • C. 

      Red

    • D. 

      Purple

  • 8. 
    White wines darken in color with age.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Malbec is a:
    • A. 

      Wine region

    • B. 

      White grape

    • C. 

      Winery

    • D. 

      Red grape

  • 10. 
    The change in quality wines in Canada was shaped by:
    • A. 

      The VQA

    • B. 

      The granting of licenses to Boutique wineries

    • C. 

      The understanding that Vitis Vinifera could thrive in certain micro-climates

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Champagne is:
    • A. 

      A delimited geographical area of France

    • B. 

      The best known sparkling wine

    • C. 

      Generally made from white and red grapes

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    Fortified wines are:
    • A. 

      Always red

    • B. 

      Strengthened with the addition of alcohol

    • C. 

      Between 10-12% alcohol

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    Cream sherries are sweetened by real cream.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    True Port comes from:
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Canada

    • D. 

      None of the above

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