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  • 1. 

    What is left in your mouth after swallowing wine?

    • A.

      Oenology

    • B.

      Aftertaste

    • C.

      Tannins

    • D.

      Vinegar

    Correct Answer
    B. Aftertaste
    Explanation
    Aftertaste refers to the lingering flavor or sensation that remains in the mouth after swallowing wine. It can vary depending on the type of wine and its characteristics, such as sweetness, acidity, or tannins. The aftertaste can range from fruity or floral notes to more complex flavors like oak or spice. It is an important aspect of wine tasting as it allows the taster to evaluate the quality and complexity of the wine.

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  • 2. 

    Who helped Indian winery Chateau Indage import grapes like Pinot blanc, Pinot Noir?

    • A.

      Italian Exporters

    • B.

      American Merchants

    • C.

      Russian Winery

    • D.

      French Winemakers

    Correct Answer
    D. French Winemakers
    Explanation
    French winemakers helped Indian winery Chateau Indage import grapes like Pinot blanc and Pinot Noir. French winemakers are known for their expertise in growing and producing these specific grape varieties. They have the knowledge and experience to cultivate these grapes successfully, ensuring that the Indian winery receives high-quality grapes for their wine production. Additionally, French winemakers may also provide guidance and support to Chateau Indage in terms of winemaking techniques and processes, further enhancing the quality of the final product.

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  • 3. 

    What is the oldest wine-making region in the Americas?

    • A.

      North American Region

    • B.

      Central America Region

    • C.

      Pacific Coastal Region

    • D.

      Mexican Region

    Correct Answer
    D. Mexican Region
    Explanation
    The Mexican Region is the oldest wine-making region in the Americas. Mexico has a long history of wine production dating back to the Spanish colonization in the 16th century. The Spanish brought vine cuttings and established vineyards in Mexico, making it the first region in the Americas to produce wine. Over the centuries, Mexican wine-making techniques have evolved, and today, Mexico is known for producing a variety of high-quality wines.

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  • 4. 

    How many wineries does India have?

    • A.

      35 Wineries

    • B.

      15 Wineries

    • C.

      More Then 50 Wineries

    • D.

      2 Main Wineries

    Correct Answer
    C. More Then 50 Wineries
    Explanation
    India has more than 50 wineries. This suggests that the number of wineries in India exceeds 50, indicating a significant presence of wineries in the country.

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  • 5. 

    What is the only French wine typically consumed in the same year as its vintage?

    • A.

      Montrachet

    • B.

      Champagne

    • C.

      Chablis

    • D.

      Beaujolais Nouveau

    Correct Answer
    D. Beaujolais Nouveau
    Explanation
    Beaujolais Nouveau is the only French wine that is typically consumed in the same year as its vintage. This wine is made from Gamay grapes and is released on the third Thursday of November, just weeks after the grapes are harvested. It is known for its light and fruity taste, and is meant to be enjoyed young. Other French wines, such as Montrachet, Champagne, and Chablis, typically require aging before they can be enjoyed.

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  • 6. 

    Which French wine region contains Cote de Nuits, Cote de Beaune and Cote Chalonnaise?

    • A.

      Burgundy

    • B.

      Savoie

    • C.

      Loire Valley

    • D.

      Provence

    Correct Answer
    A. Burgundy
    Explanation
    Burgundy is the correct answer because it is a famous French wine region that includes Cote de Nuits, Cote de Beaune, and Cote Chalonnaise. These sub-regions are known for producing high-quality wines, particularly red wines made from Pinot Noir grapes. Burgundy is renowned for its terroir, which refers to the unique combination of soil, climate, and geography that gives its wines their distinct characteristics. The region's long history of winemaking and its emphasis on tradition and quality make it a highly regarded wine region in France and around the world.

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  • 7. 

    Which of the following wine-related titles has Mexico earned?

    • A.

      Most Experienced Wine Producers

    • B.

      Oldest American Wine Producers

    • C.

      Country With Most Wineries

    • D.

      Most Profitable Wine Producers

    Correct Answer
    B. Oldest American Wine Producers
    Explanation
    Mexico has earned the title of "Oldest American Wine Producers" because it is believed to have the oldest wine industry in the Americas. The history of winemaking in Mexico dates back to the 16th century when Spanish conquistadors introduced vineyards and began producing wine. The region of Baja California, in particular, has a long tradition of winemaking and is known for its high-quality wines. Therefore, Mexico has earned the distinction of being the oldest wine producers in the Americas.

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  • 8. 

    Who founded Santa Marφa de las Parras Mission or "Holy Mary of the Vines," in Mexico?

    • A.

      Chinese Merchants

    • B.

      Spanish Explorers

    • C.

      Italian Explorers

    • D.

      French Wineries

    Correct Answer
    B. Spanish Explorers
    Explanation
    Spanish explorers founded Santa María de las Parras Mission in Mexico. This is evident from the name of the mission, which translates to "Holy Mary of the Vines" in English. The name reflects the Spanish influence and religious significance associated with the mission. Chinese merchants, Italian explorers, and French wineries are not relevant to the founding of this particular mission.

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  • 9. 

    What is the popular Japanese Umeshu Wine flavored with?

    • A.

      Sweet potatoes And sugar cane

    • B.

      Japanese plums

    • C.

      Wheat And Sweet Peach

    • D.

      Corn

    Correct Answer
    B. Japanese plums
    Explanation
    Umeshu is a popular Japanese wine that is flavored with Japanese plums. Japanese plums, also known as ume, are small and tart fruits that are commonly used in traditional Japanese cuisine. They are soaked in alcohol, typically a distilled spirit like shochu or sake, along with sugar to create Umeshu. The combination of the sweet and tangy flavor of the plums with the alcohol results in a unique and delicious beverage that is enjoyed by many in Japan and around the world.

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  • 10. 

    What was the first family winery to arrive in Rio Grande do Sul from Italy?

    • A.

      The Miolo Family Winery

    • B.

      The Boscato Family Winery

    • C.

      The Salton Family Winery

    • D.

      Don Laurindo Ancelotta Winery

    Correct Answer
    C. The Salton Family Winery
    Explanation
    The Salton Family Winery was the first family winery to arrive in Rio Grande do Sul from Italy.

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  • 11. 

    Who first introduced the industrial production of white and red wines to Brazil?

    • A.

      Bento Goncalves

    • B.

      Paulo Salton

    • C.

      Antonio Salton

    • D.

      Manuel de Macedo

    Correct Answer
    D. Manuel de Macedo
  • 12. 

    What state of India is considered its major wine production region?

    • A.

      Maharashtra

    • B.

      Goa

    • C.

      Assam

    • D.

      Punjab

    Correct Answer
    A. Maharashtra
    Explanation
    Maharashtra is considered as the major wine production region in India. This is because the state has favorable climatic conditions, such as warm temperatures and moderate rainfall, which are suitable for grape cultivation. Maharashtra also has a long history of wine production, with vineyards and wineries established in regions like Nashik and Pune. The state's wine industry has gained recognition both domestically and internationally, making Maharashtra the top choice for wine production in India.

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  • 13. 

    What is the Indian wine known as "kallu" made from?

    • A.

      Green Grapes

    • B.

      Red Grapes

    • C.

      Rice

    • D.

      Palm Tree Sap

    Correct Answer
    D. Palm Tree Sap
    Explanation
    "Kallu" is a traditional Indian alcoholic beverage that is made from the sap of palm trees. The sap is extracted from the tree trunk and then fermented to produce the wine. This process is commonly practiced in regions where palm trees are abundant, and "kallu" is a popular local drink in those areas. It is important to note that "kallu" is different from wine made from grapes, as it is derived from the sap of palm trees instead.

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  • 14. 

    The designation "Premier Cru Superieur" was created for which Sauternes wine?

    • A.

      Chateau D'Yquem

    • B.

      Yarra Yering

    • C.

      Escarpment Winery

    • D.

      Chateau Latour

    Correct Answer
    A. Chateau D'Yquem
    Explanation
    The designation "Premier Cru Superieur" was created specifically for Chateau D'Yquem, a Sauternes wine. This prestigious classification is given to exceptional wines in the Sauternes region of Bordeaux, France. Chateau D'Yquem is renowned for its high-quality and highly sought-after sweet white wines, which are made from botrytized grapes. The "Premier Cru Superieur" title signifies that Chateau D'Yquem is at the top of the hierarchy in terms of quality and is considered the finest Sauternes wine.

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  • 15. 

    Which winery was the most recent to receive "Grand cru" status, in 1973?

    • A.

      Ironhorse Winery

    • B.

      Chateau Latour

    • C.

      Chateau Margaux

    • D.

      Mouton Rothschild

    Correct Answer
    D. Mouton Rothschild
    Explanation
    Mouton Rothschild was the most recent winery to receive "Grand cru" status in 1973. This prestigious recognition is given to exceptional vineyards or wineries that produce the highest quality wines. Mouton Rothschild's elevation to "Grand cru" status in 1973 marked a significant achievement for the winery, solidifying its reputation as one of the finest producers of wine in the world.

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