Wine Quiz July 8th

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 47

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This weeks wine quiz will be all about California.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    California is the leading wine producer in the United States, but this wasn't always true.  Prior to the Civil War, this state was the wine Center of America.
    • A. 

      Pennsylvania

    • B. 

      Virginia

    • C. 

      Ohio

    • D. 

      Washington

  • 2. 
    How many wine regions, sub-regions and appellations are listed on Classic Wines.
    • A. 

      1-15

    • B. 

      16-30

    • C. 

      31-50

    • D. 

      51-70

    • E. 

      More than 70

  • 3. 
    What region is the famed Napa Valley located in?
    • A. 

      North Coast

    • B. 

      Central Coast

    • C. 

      Central Valley

    • D. 

      South Coast

  • 4. 
    When did Robert Mondavi start producing wines.
    • A. 

      Robert Mondavi was born to make wine so I'd say 1913

    • B. 

      The Robert Mondavi Winery opened in 1965

    • C. 

      I've never heard of him

  • 5. 
    Which region is Closest to Los Angeles?
    • A. 

      Napa Valley

    • B. 

      Temecula Valley

    • C. 

      Russian River Valley

    • D. 

      Grapes don't grow anywhere near L.A.

  • 6. 
    How many wineries are there in California?
    • A. 

      Too many to count

    • B. 

      375

    • C. 

      800 - 1000

    • D. 

      Over 1200

  • 7. 
    If Californian's had to drink all the wine the produced in a year.  About how many gallons would each person have to drink.
    • A. 

      15 gallons

    • B. 

      1 gallon

    • C. 

      10 gallons

    • D. 

      100 gallons

  • 8. 
    Pick the three that all belong to the Napa Valley region.
    • A. 

      Tecemula valley, mendocino county, Santa Barbara

    • B. 

      Russian River Valley, Big mountain district, lake county

    • C. 

      St. Helena, Stags Leap district, Oak Knoll

    • D. 

      Walla Walla Valley, Finger Lakes, Mclaren Vale

  • 9. 
    California has it all, wine, beer, skiing, Hollywood.  What doesn't the Gold Rush state have?
    • A. 

      Gold, the gold rush was a marketing ploy to get people to move there.

    • B. 

      Girls, despite the famous song there are actually no pretty girls in California.

    • C. 

      Raisins, despite the dancing cereal characters there is no time to let these grapes dry into raisins with all the wine making going on.

    • D. 

      Hurricanes, come on who would want to live in a state that doesn't even have hurricanes. I'm buying my oranges from Florida

  • 10. 
    Phylloxera is a bad word to any wine drinker or producer, as it refers to a microscopic organism that feeds on the leaves and vines of grape plants.  When did California have its major run in with the bug.
    • A. 

      Late 19th century, but growers rebounded just in time for prohibition.

    • B. 

      1960's

    • C. 

      Last year, sorry no more wine from California.....EVER!!!!

    • D. 

      Again, they make this stuff up just to sell wine at a higher price.

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