Are You Crazy For Wine?

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  • 1. 

    What is a spice that might be added to mulled wine?

    • A.

      Rosemary

    • B.

      Thyme

    • C.

      Sage

    • D.

      Cinnamon

    Correct Answer
    D. Cinnamon
    Explanation
    Cinnamon is a common spice that is often added to mulled wine. It has a warm and sweet flavor that pairs well with the fruity and spiced flavors of the wine. Cinnamon adds a nice depth of flavor and a hint of warmth to the drink, making it a popular choice for mulled wine recipes.

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  • 2. 

    What is grape juice that has not been fermented?

    • A.

      Dust

    • B.

      Lust

    • C.

      Must

    • D.

      Cant

    Correct Answer
    C. Must
    Explanation
    Must is the correct answer because grape juice that has not been fermented is referred to as must. Must is the juice extracted from grapes before any fermentation process takes place. It contains the natural sugars, acids, and flavors of the grapes, and is commonly used as a base for making wine.

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  • 3. 

    What is another word for a champagne glass?

    • A.

      Horn

    • B.

      Oboe

    • C.

      Flute

    • D.

      String

    Correct Answer
    C. Flute
    Explanation
    A champagne glass is often referred to as a flute because of its long, narrow shape that resembles a musical instrument called a flute. The shape of the glass helps to preserve the bubbles and aroma of the champagne, making it the ideal choice for serving this sparkling wine.

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  • 4. 

    What is the term for a wine expert that works in a fine restaurant?

    • A.

      Stelvin

    • B.

      Spatlese

    • C.

      Sommelier

    • D.

      Spumante

    Correct Answer
    C. Sommelier
    Explanation
    A sommelier is a wine expert who works in a fine restaurant. They are responsible for managing the wine list, recommending and serving wines to customers, and ensuring that the wine service is of the highest standard. They have extensive knowledge about different types of wine, regions, vintages, and food pairings. A sommelier is trained to provide a memorable wine experience for customers and enhance their dining experience.

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  • 5. 

    What breakfast food lends its name to a wine taster's professional vocabulary?

    • A.

      Eggy

    • B.

      Toasty

    • C.

      Omelety

    • D.

      Cerealish

    Correct Answer
    B. Toasty
    Explanation
    Toasty is the correct answer because it is commonly used by wine tasters to describe the aroma or flavor of a wine that has a toasted or slightly burnt quality, similar to the taste of toasted bread. This term is part of the wine taster's professional vocabulary and helps to accurately describe the characteristics of different wines.

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  • 6. 

    Since the 1980's which of these have been essential in to India's wine production?

    • A.

      World Economic Exchange Rates

    • B.

      Immigrant Work Force

    • C.

      Imported Grape Varieties

    • D.

      Irrigation

    Correct Answer
    D. Irrigation
    Explanation
    Irrigation has been essential to India's wine production since the 1980s. This is because irrigation helps provide the necessary water supply to the grapevines, ensuring their proper growth and development. Without sufficient irrigation, the grapevines would not receive the required amount of water, leading to poor grape quality and lower wine production. Therefore, irrigation plays a crucial role in ensuring the success and productivity of India's wine industry.

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  • 7. 

    What is the predominant grape in German wine-making?

    • A.

      Riesling

    • B.

      Pinot Noir

    • C.

      Silvaner

    • D.

      Muller-Thurgau

    Correct Answer
    A. Riesling
    Explanation
    Riesling is the predominant grape in German wine-making because it is well-suited to the cool climate and slate-rich soil of the region. It is known for its high acidity, which gives German Riesling wines their characteristic crispness. Riesling wines from Germany can range from dry to sweet, and they often exhibit flavors of green apple, citrus, and stone fruit. The grape is highly versatile and can produce a wide range of styles, making it a popular choice among German winemakers.

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  • 8. 

    Catholic priests in Argentina planted vineyards next to the monasteries to assure what?

    • A.

      A Supply Of Sacramental Wine

    • B.

      Good Attendance At Mass

    • C.

      An Interesting Hobby

    • D.

      An Income Stream

    Correct Answer
    A. A Supply Of Sacramental Wine
    Explanation
    Catholic priests in Argentina planted vineyards next to the monasteries to ensure a steady supply of sacramental wine. Sacramental wine is an essential component of the Catholic Mass, used during the Eucharist to represent the blood of Christ. By having their own vineyards, the priests could guarantee a reliable source of wine for religious ceremonies, ensuring that they would not run out and could continue to perform the sacraments without interruption.

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  • 9. 

    Wines produced outside the traditional European wine regions are referred to as what?

    • A.

      Blends

    • B.

      Vintage Wines

    • C.

      New World Wines

    • D.

      Inferior

    Correct Answer
    C. New World Wines
    Explanation
    Wines produced outside the traditional European wine regions are referred to as "New World Wines." This term is used to describe wines from countries such as the United States, Australia, South Africa, and Chile, among others. These regions have gained recognition in recent years for their unique and innovative winemaking techniques, producing high-quality wines that differ in style from those traditionally produced in Europe. The term "New World Wines" distinguishes these wines from the more traditional and established wine regions of Europe.

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  • 10. 

    At what temperature does Pinot Noir reach its full bouquet?

    • A.

      65 Degrees F

    • B.

      72 Degrees F

    • C.

      48 Degrees F

    • D.

      52 Degrees F

    Correct Answer
    A. 65 Degrees F
    Explanation
    Pinot Noir reaches its full bouquet at 65 degrees Fahrenheit. This temperature allows the wine to release its aromas and flavors fully, enhancing the overall sensory experience. Serving the wine too cold or too warm can mask or mute its bouquet, affecting the enjoyment of the wine. Therefore, it is recommended to serve Pinot Noir at this specific temperature to fully appreciate its complex aromas and flavors.

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  • 11. 

    Wines serves "chambre" are served at what temperature?

    • A.

      46 Degrees F

    • B.

      Room Temperature

    • C.

      Chilled

    • D.

      Body Temperature

    Correct Answer
    B. Room Temperature
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Room Temperature" because wines served "chambre" are typically served at the temperature of the room they are in. This term is commonly used in reference to red wines, which are typically best enjoyed at a slightly cooler temperature than the average room temperature. Serving red wines slightly below room temperature allows the flavors and aromas to be more pronounced and enjoyable.

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  • 12. 

    What type of wine is labeled "vin de table" in France?

    • A.

      Sparkling Wine

    • B.

      Rose

    • C.

      Table Wine

    • D.

      Bordeaux

    Correct Answer
    C. Table Wine
    Explanation
    "Vin de table" is a French term that translates to "table wine" in English. This type of wine is typically the most basic and inexpensive category of wine in France. It is made from a blend of different grape varieties and does not adhere to any specific regional or quality regulations. It is meant to be an everyday, easy-drinking wine that pairs well with a variety of foods.

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  • 13. 

    A wine that contains 75%-85% of a predominant grape are called what?

    • A.

      Red

    • B.

      Blended Wine

    • C.

      Fermented

    • D.

      Varietal

    Correct Answer
    D. Varietal
    Explanation
    A wine that contains 75%-85% of a predominant grape is called a varietal. This means that the majority of the wine is made from a single grape variety, giving it distinct characteristics and flavors. Varietal wines are often labeled with the name of the grape variety, such as Chardonnay or Cabernet Sauvignon, to indicate the dominant grape used in production.

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  • 14. 

    Who places the most importance on a wine's vintage?

    • A.

      Wine Shop Owners

    • B.

      College Students

    • C.

      Wine Connoisseurs

    • D.

      Americans

    Correct Answer
    C. Wine Connoisseurs
    Explanation
    Wine connoisseurs are individuals who have extensive knowledge and expertise in wines. They are passionate about the intricacies of wine, including the year it was produced, known as the vintage. Wine connoisseurs place the most importance on a wine's vintage because they understand that factors such as weather conditions and grape quality can vary from year to year, influencing the taste and quality of the wine. They value the historical and cultural significance of a wine's vintage and consider it an essential factor in their assessment and appreciation of the wine.

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  • 15. 

    What is the term for the act of pouring a wine into a special container so that it can breathe?

    • A.

      Acidation

    • B.

      Fermenting

    • C.

      Decanting

    • D.

      Uncorking

    Correct Answer
    C. Decanting
    Explanation
    Decanting is the term used for the act of pouring wine into a special container, typically a decanter, in order to allow it to breathe. This process helps to enhance the flavors and aromas of the wine by exposing it to oxygen, which can soften harsh tannins and release trapped aromas. Decanting is commonly done with older red wines or wines that have sediment, as it helps to separate the wine from any solids that may have formed over time. It is an important step in wine service to ensure the best possible tasting experience.

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