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Wine Quiz (may 2018)

As regular readers of this column you will know that from time to time I like to post a short quiz to test your knowledge of the world of wine:

1. Approximately how many wineries are there in Spain?

Correct! Wrong!

2. Chablis is made from?

Correct! Wrong!

3. Torrontes is an important white grape variety in which country?

Correct! Wrong!

4. Rioja has 3 sub regions: Alta, Baja and?

Correct! Wrong!

5. Which of the following has not been aged in oak barrels?

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6. Barrosa Valley is a famous wine growing region in which country?

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7. How do you know if a wine has a lot of tannin?

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8. The Denominación de Origen Bullas is in the province of?

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9. The grape variety Monastrell is also known as?

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10. Which part of the gape contains more sugar?

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11. Which of the following Sherrys is the most pale in colour?

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12. Alto Adige is a wine region in which country?

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13. What does ‘must’ refer to in winemaking?

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14. Which two grapes are often blended together?

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15. Sonoma is a wine region but where is it?

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16. Pouilly Fumé is made from which grape variety?

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17. The Bobal grape has which of the following characteristics?

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18. What is the correct way to spell this grape variety from Alsace?

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19. What is the main grape variety in Calatayud?

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20. Gruner Veltliner is a native grape in which country?

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20 Questions on Wines of the World (May 2018)
You have a lot to learn about wine.
I see you know a lot, but the world of wine goes a long way.
Congratulations!. You are an expert in wines. We can not teach you anymore, young Padawan.

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I am a Northern Irishman based in Valencia. My career in wine began more than three decades ago, in London. I am the founder of TheWinePlace.es, an online store, where wine enthusiasts can enjoy a selection of international wines and Verde Marte, a company dedicated to exporting Spanish wines. Also, Thewineplace.courses, an "approved program provider" of the courses of the prestigious WSET. I share my passion for wines through my media work writing weekly columns for the Spanish newspaper El Mundo and 5 Barricas, an online wine magazine.

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