Wine Quiz May 24th

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 49

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Wine Quizzes & Trivia

Test your wine knowledge with this simple quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Walla Walla Valley wine region is appellation is located in what U.S. state?
    • A. 

      California

    • B. 

      New York

    • C. 

      Oregon

    • D. 

      Washington

  • 2. 
    What region of France is the Vin de Pays d'Oc located in
    • A. 

      Bordeaux

    • B. 

      Languedoc-Roussillon

    • C. 

      Champagne

    • D. 

      Rhone

  • 3. 
    Why do beer and Champagne have bubbles that are not in regular wine.
    • A. 

      A fermentation step that takes place in a sealed vat.

    • B. 

      Magic

    • C. 

      They are always added afterwords

    • D. 

      A fermentation step that takes place in an open vat

  • 4. 
    What is the Quercus suber, and why should all wine lovers know this?
    • A. 

      A type of yeast, used in the making of champagne.

    • B. 

      The name of an ancient Greek inventor, Accredited with making one of the first wines.

    • C. 

      The Cork Oak, used to make the cork for bottle corks.

    • D. 

      A bacteria, known for the destroying grape production.

  • 5. 
    Archeological evidence suggests that wine production goes back for  ______ years.
    • A. 

      7,000

    • B. 

      4,000

    • C. 

      15,000

    • D. 

      Thunderbird has only been around since the 1950's, and that's all that matters.

  • 6. 
    Why are wines served in different types of glasses.
    • A. 

      So they can sell more glasses, what else.

    • B. 

      To control the amount of oxidation taking place. Higher or lower rates are preferred for certain types of wine.

    • C. 

      Champagne is more expensive, so it is served in smaller glasses.

    • D. 

      I drink it out of the box

  • 7. 
    Cheers at home, salud, in spain, and slainte with the Irish, but how do you say cheers in France?
    • A. 

      Je suis ivre

    • B. 

      Veux-tu m'├ępouser

    • C. 

      A votre sante

    • D. 

      Je ne suis pas payer pour ce

  • 8. 
    These three are all part of the Napa valley region of California.
    • A. 

      Dunigan hills,santa lucia highlands, eagle eye ranch

    • B. 

      Oakville, Oak knoll, Rutherford

    • C. 

      Dunns river falls, sonoma, columbia valley

    • D. 

      Coastal county, el dorado, rockpile vineyard

  • 9. 
    What is the difference between Cava and Champagne.
    • A. 

      Spelling

    • B. 

      They are the same thing

    • C. 

      Cava is primarily from Spain, Champagne is from france.

    • D. 

      Champagne uses Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Pinot Meunier grapes and cava uses Macabeo, Parellada, Xarel-lo, subriat and Chardonnay

    • E. 

      C and D

  • 10. 
    What does the term fortified mean?
    • A. 

      A wine to which a distilled spirit have been added.

    • B. 

      These wines have preservatives for a longer shelf life.

    • C. 

      It means they are aged in an oak barrel.

    • D. 

      They have vitamin C

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