Wine Quiz October 5th

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 101

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Wine Quizzes & Trivia

Test your wine knowledge with this Classic Wines Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This French word meaning "room" describes wines that are to be served at room temperature.
    • A. 

      Chambre

    • B. 

      Froid

    • C. 

      Bon marche

  • 2. 
    The famed __________ region of France is home to the Graves, and Pomerol subregions.
  • 3. 
    Don't drink and drive anywhere, but especially here where the penalty in this country for the first offense is death by firing squad.
    • A. 

      Chile

    • B. 

      Argentina

    • C. 

      El Salvador

  • 4. 
    California produces more wine than the rest of the united states combined.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    When crushing the grapes for wine, foot odor equals flavor.  Are wines really produces by stomping on the grapes barefoot.
    • A. 

      Yes, stomping still exists in small batches. Clean and preferably covered feet are a must as any fungus or bacteria could ruin the wine..

    • B. 

      No, this is a myth

    • C. 

      Yes, and the fungus from you feet do make the wine taste "unique"

  • 6. 
    Shiraz "Australian for Syrah"?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Think your bottle of wine was expensive.  How much do you think the barrel it was aged in cost?
    • A. 

      $50-$75

    • B. 

      $75-$250

    • C. 

      $250-$700

  • 8. 
    Why do wine glasses come in so many different shapes?
    • A. 

      While personal style is part of the answer. The real reason is for aeration of each type of wine. Certain wines need a wider mouth to breathe, while others flavors are maintained by not allowing to much air. Champagne for example would go flat faster in a wide mouth glass.

    • B. 

      Wine is supposed to be drank straight out of the box

    • C. 

      This is done solely for business reasons. More styles, more sales.

  • 9. 
    Many people say they like Chianti wine, but is it really a varietal.  No its really just a region, but you are most likely drinking red wine of this varietal if it comes from Chianti
    • A. 

      Malbec

    • B. 

      Sangiovese

    • C. 

      Merlot

  • 10. 
    If a cargo ship carrying wine sank directly in between the United States and Europe.  Where would they bury the survivors
    • A. 

      Who cares, where does the wine end up?

    • B. 

      They would take them to their home country

    • C. 

      Nowhere, you don't bury survivors.

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