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Wine Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following wines is matured under a layer of 'flor'?
    • A. 

      Sherry

    • B. 

      Sercial Madeira

    • C. 

      Oloroso Sherry

    • D. 

      Rutherglen Muscat

  • 2. 
    Why is PX sweet?
    • A. 

      It is made from botrytis-affected grapes.

    • B. 

      It is made from raisined grapes

    • C. 

      It is made from late harvest grapes

    • D. 

      It is sweetened after fermentation

  • 3. 
    Sanlucar de Barrameda is the town where
    • A. 

      Oloroso is a specialist product

    • B. 

      Manzanilla Sherry matures

    • C. 

      The best tawny Ports are made

    • D. 

      Vintage Port is sent to mature

  • 4. 
    Which one of the following pairs match?
    • A. 

      Granite and Jerez

    • B. 

      Limestone and Douro Valley

    • C. 

      Manzanilla and Douro Valley

    • D. 

      Albariza and Jerez

  • 5. 
    Where is Rutherglen Muscat produced?
    • A. 

      Tulbagh

    • B. 

      Sierra foothills

    • C. 

      New South Wales

    • D. 

      Victoria

  • 6. 
    What name is given to the warehouses in which Sherry matures?
    • A. 

      Lodges

    • B. 

      Bodegas

    • C. 

      Chais

    • D. 

      Copitas

  • 7. 
    What is the name of the soil of the Douro Valley?
    • A. 

      Schist

    • B. 

      Tuffeau

    • C. 

      Galets

    • D. 

      Noval

  • 8. 
    Port lodges are traditionally located in which town?
    • A. 

      Porto

    • B. 

      Vila Nova de Gaia

    • C. 

      Regua

    • D. 

      Pinhao

  • 9. 
    Which ONE of the following pairs of grape varieties is used for the production of Madeira?
    • A. 

      Grenache and Muscat

    • B. 

      Grenache and Muscadet

    • C. 

      Muscat and Corvina

    • D. 

      Malmsey and Bual

  • 10. 
    Much Madeira owes its character to
    • A. 

      The use of late-harvest grapes

    • B. 

      The solera system

    • C. 

      The estufagem system

    • D. 

      The use of black grape varieties only

  • 11. 
    The style of 20 year old Tawny Port is influenced by
    • A. 

      The use of Canteiros

    • B. 

      Oxidative aging

    • C. 

      The use of flor

    • D. 

      Bottle aging

  • 12. 
    Which one of the following grapes can be used in the production of Vins Doux Naturels?
    • A. 

      Tinta Negra

    • B. 

      Touriga Nacional

    • C. 

      Grenache

    • D. 

      Palomino

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