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1

Austria's wine research institute

Klosterneuburg

2

In what year was Austria's "anti-freeze" scandal?

1985

3

Austria's 4 major wine regions (weinbaugebiete)

Niederosterreich
Wein (Vienna)
Burgenland
Styria (Steiermark)

4

Zweigelt is a crossing of which grapes?

Blaufrankisch X St. Laurent

5

Blauburger is a crossing of which 2 grapes

Blaufrankisch X Blauer Portugieser

6

Austria's 3 quality levels

Wein
Landwein
Qualitatswein

7

3 broad geographic areas (weinbauregionen) for Qualitatswein?

Weinland
Steierland
Bergland

8

Maximum yields for Austrian wines

9000kg.ha (67.5hl/ha)

9

Minimum alcohol for Austrian Pradikatswein

5%

10

Is Kabinett considered Qualitatswein or Pradikatswein in Austria?

Qualitatswein

11

What is Ausbruch?

A sweet speciality of Rust in Neusidlersee-Hugelland

12

Name the first DAC

Weinviertel, 2002

13

6 Regions of Burgenland

Eisenberg
Leithaberg
Neusiedlersee
Mittelburgenland
Sudburgenland
Neusuedlersee-Hugelland

14

4 DACs of Burgenland

Eisenberg
Leithaberg
Neusiedlersee
Mittelburgenland

15

8 regions of Niederosterreich

Wachau
Kremstal
Kamptal
Traisental
Wagram
Weinviertel
Carnuntum
Thermenregion

16

4 DACs of Niederosterreich

Kremstal
Kamptal
Traisental
Weinviertel

17

3 regions of Steiermark

Sudsteiermark
Sudoststeiermark
Weststeiermark

18

1 DAC of Wien

Wiener Gemischter Satz

19

Main river of Niederosterreich

Danube River

20

Rivers of Kremstal & Kamptal

Krems
Kamp

21

Where is Langenlois?

Kamptal, one of Austria's most important wine towns

22

Name 3 highly regarded producers in Kamptal

Heiligenstein
Lamm
Dechant

23

In which village is the Achleiten vinayard?

Weissenkirchen

24

Where is former Donauland?

Wagram, name changed in 2007

25

What is Gemischter Satz?

Traditional field blends, still popular in Carnuntum

26

3 red only DACs of Durgenland

Mittelburgenland
Eisenberg
Neusiedlersee

27

2 Blaufrankisch DACs of Burgenland

Mittelburgenland
Eisenberg

28

First DAC to allow red & white wines

Leithaberg

29

Name for Blaufrankisch in Germany and Hungary

Lemberger
Kekfrankos

30

Where would Alois Kracher's estate be found?

Village of Illmitz in Neusiedlersee

31

What is Schilcher?

A racy style of local rose in Weststeiermark. Made from Blauer Wildbacher

32

What is Strum?

A half-fermented sparkling grape juice in Wiener Gemischter Satz

33

Grape requirements for Wiener Gemischter Satz DAC

Blend of at least 3 white grapes. No single grape more than 50%, and 3 varieties must make up at least 10% each

34

Samling 88 is a synonym for which grape?

Scheurebe

35

Wachau classification, alcohol and min must weight

Steinfeder - max. 11.5% abv - min must weight 15* KMW
Federspiel - 11.5-12.5% abv - min must weight 17* KMW
Smaragd - min. 12.5% abv - min must weight 19* KMW