Spain And Portugal Quiz! Trivia Facts!

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Spain And Portugal Quiz! Trivia Facts!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which ONE of the following is a grape variety widely grown in La Mancha?
    • A. 

      Airen

    • B. 

      Albarino

    • C. 

      Sauvignon Blanc

    • D. 

      Viura

  • 2. 
    With reference to Spanish red wine, which ONE of the following labelling terms requires the longest minimum maturation period in cask?
    • A. 

      Reserva

    • B. 

      Joven

    • C. 

      Crianza

    • D. 

      Gran Reserva

  • 3. 
    Joven on a Spanish wine label would indicate that a wine is
    • A. 

      Aged

    • B. 

      Young

    • C. 

      Sweet

    • D. 

      Semi-sweet

  • 4. 
    What form of vine training is most common in La Mancha?
    • A. 

      Single guyot

    • B. 

      Low bush

    • C. 

      Cordon de Royat

    • D. 

      High cordon

  • 5. 
    Which ONE of the following is a DO region for dry white wines only?
    • A. 

      Toro

    • B. 

      Rias Baixas

    • C. 

      Ribera del Duero

    • D. 

      Catalunya

  • 6. 
    Which pair of grapes is widely used in Rueda?
    • A. 

      Carinena and Monastrell

    • B. 

      Verdejo and Sauvignon Blanc

    • C. 

      Tempranillo and Garnacha

    • D. 

      Albarino and Viura

  • 7. 
    Which ONE of the following is a Spanish region that produces red wines similar in style to Rioja?
    • A. 

      Navarra

    • B. 

      Jerez

    • C. 

      Dao

    • D. 

      Rueda

  • 8. 
    Which ONE of the following is not a wine-producing region in Portugal?
    • A. 

      Bairrada

    • B. 

      Beiras

    • C. 

      Rueda

    • D. 

      Alentejo

  • 9. 
    Baga produces wines that are typically
    • A. 

      Red with a deep colour intensity

    • B. 

      White with a deep colour intensity

    • C. 

      Red with a pale colour intensity

    • D. 

      White with a pale colour intensity

  • 10. 
    What Portuguese term indicates either a vineyard or an estate?
    • A. 

      Vinho

    • B. 

      Quinta

    • C. 

      Colheita

    • D. 

      Adega

  • 11. 
    The most important viticultural challenge in Vinho Verde is
    • A. 

      Humidity

    • B. 

      Drought

    • C. 

      Frost

    • D. 

      Hail

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is the key factor in determining the quality of the wines in the Ribera de Duero?
    • A. 

      Maritime influence

    • B. 

      Altitude

    • C. 

      Summer rain

    • D. 

      Cold air descending from the Pyrenees