What does ‘barik’ indicate in Bulgaria?
Fermentation in a 500L barrel
What is the Rubin grape a crossing of?
Nebbiolo x Syrah
Where is Feteasca grown?
What is Gamza called in Hungary?
Where are the highest elevation vineyards in Romania?
The Tarnave DOC within Transylvania.
Which grape variety was found to be identical to Zinfandel? by whom?
Crljenak Kastelanski (AKA Tribidrag)
Name the 3 main regions of Slovenia.
Primorska, Podravje, Posavje
What style of wine does DOC:CIB indicate?
Botrytis affected wine in Romania.
Name 2 synonyms for Welsch Riesling.
Riesling Italico, Ryzlink Vlassky, Laski Riesling, & Grasevina
What are the 2 main grapes of Georgia?
Red - Saperavi, White - Rkatsiteli
Where would you find the region of Tokajská?
Slovakia, an extension of Hungary’s Tokaji.
What is the main river of Eastern Europe?
What is the main mountain range of Eastern Europe?
The Carpathian Mountains
Where is the majority of winemaking in the Czech Republic?
Moravia accounts for 96% of Czech Republic wine production
What do the following indicate in Bulgaria: Reserve? Special Reserve?
Reserve = 1yr aging
Special Reserve = 2yrs aging
What style of wine is Cotnari known for?
Sweet wine from Grasa de Cotnari
Name the 2 rivers of Tokaj.
The Tisa and Bodrog rivers connect in Tokaj.
Name the 5 regions of Bulgaria.
Danubian Plain, Thracian Lowlands, Struma River Valley, Rose Valley, Black Sea Region
What is Kindzmarauli and where would you find it?
Late harvest sweet wine made from Saperavi in Georgia.
What is Raki?
What is Rakia?
Fruit brandy from Eastern Europe
Which 2 regions can produce Bikaver (Bull’s Blood)?
Eger and Szeksard can produce Bikaver.
Where would you find the indigenous grapes of Pamid and Mavrud?
In what year did Bulgarian wine law pass?
What Bulgarian regions are recognized by the EU?
Danubian Plain and Thracian Lowlands
What region is the Melnik variety associated with?
Where would you find the term “Controliran” on the label and what does it indicate?
Bulgaria. Indicates higher quality than just the basic Designated Geographic Origin (DGO). There are 27 in Bulgaria.
Example: “Assenovgrad Mavrud Controliran”
Which two regions are shared between Slovenia and Italy?
Collio Goriziano = Goriska Brda
Carso = Kras
What country are Pinela and Zelen indigenous to?
What does Vin Tanar indicate on a bottle of Romanian wine?
Vin Tanar is a young wine (like nouveau) released before the end of the year.
In what country would you find the Ararat Valley?
Armenia, accounts for 60% of the Nation’s vineyard acreage
Where would you find Milestii Mici?
Milestii Mici = Golden Collection. The largest wine collection in the world.
In what country would you find the Sava & Drava rivers?