Test Your Wine Knowledge
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What is the main grape of Sancerre?
Question 1 Explanation:
The vineyards surrounding the village of Sancerre are best known for their wines made from Sauvignon Blanc.
What is the main grape in the production of Sauternes?
Question 2 Explanation:
Semillon is the main grape used in the production of Sauternes. While Sauternes are exclusive to France, semillon grapes are also very successfully grown in Australia's Hunter Valley.
The Vin Santo wine is produced in which country?
Question 3 Explanation:
Vin Santo is Tuscany's classic dessert wine produced throughout the central Italian region.
The first vintage of Sassicaia was released in which year?
Question 4 Explanation:
San Guido Sassicaia was first produced in 1968. It is made from a Bordeaux blend of grapes and was the first single wine to be granted its own DOC (the Italian version of appelation control).
Rousanne and Marsanne are blended to create wines from which French region?
Question 5 Explanation:
Marsanne and Rousanne grapes are blended to create the white wines from Hermitage and Crozes Hermitage in the Rhone region.
What shape of glass is ideal for tasting wine?
Question 6 Explanation:
A tulip shape glass is ideal because it concentrates the aromas of the wine towards the tapered opening.
What type of soil is dominant in the Champagne region?
Question 7 Explanation:
Champagne is known for its chalky soil.
Which country produces the largest volume of wine per year?
Question 8 Explanation:
Italy produces the largest volume of wine.
Where is the noble grape variety Tannat grown?
Question 9 Explanation:
Tannat is best known as the dominant grape variety in Madiran and is also planted in other French regions in the Southwest.
What is wine made from?
Question 10 Explanation:
Wine is made from the fermentation of grapes.
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