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1

The majority of Austria's vineyard land lie in what three eastern states?

Niederosterreich
Bergenland
Steirmark

2

Austria's climate and viticultural conditions are similar to what region in Germany?

Baden

3

How many grape varieties are allowed at the Qualitatswein or Pradikatswein level in Austria?

35. 22 white and 13 red

4

What is Austria's signature grape variety?

Gruner Veltliner

5

What river runs through the Austrian wine regions?

Danube

6

What is the percentage of white wine production in Austria?

66%

7

What is the Austrian name for Chardonnay?

Morillon

8

What is the second most widely planted grape in Austria, and the most prominent red variety?

Zweigelt

9

What is the Austrian measure for must weight called?

KMW (Klosterneuburger Mostwaage)

10

What is the KMW conversions to Brix and Oechsle?

KMV = 1.2 Brix
KMV = 5 Oechsle

11

What are the levels of ripeness for Austrian Pradikatswein from least to most ripe?

Spatlese,
Auslese,
Beerenauslese and Eisvein and Strohwein,
Ausbruch,
Trockenbeerenauslese

12

The DAC's Eisenberg, Leithaberg, Mittelburgenland and Neusiedlersee are all in what Weingaubiete?

Burgenland

13

The DAC's Kamptal, Kremstal, Traisental and Weinviertel are all in what Weingaubiete?

Niederosterreich

14

The DAC Wiener Gemischter Satz is located near what city and in what Weingaubiete?

Vienna (Wein)

15

The Wachau region of Austria instituted what terms for it's dry white wines to indicate levels of ripeness?

Steinfeder (light)
Federspiel (classic)
Smaragd (full or powerful)

16

Bergwein is Austrian wine made from grapes that are grown on extraordinarily steep slopes what at lease a _____% gradient.

26%

17

The style of wine grown in Austria on very steep gradients is known as

bergwein

18

What Austrian quality wine region, or Weinbaugebiete, is known for focusing on Gruner Veltliner and Riesling?

Niedersterreich

19

What Austrian quality wine region, or Weinbaugebiete, is best known from it's dry reds primarily from Blaufrankisch or Zweigelt?

Burgenland

20

Which Pradikat level of ripeness is made by adding non-botrytis grapes with botrytized grapes from the same vineyard and then fermented together?

Ausbruch

21

What is the most famous wine from Hungary?

Tokaji

22

The town in the northeast of Hungary known for it's sweet dessert wines is

Tokaj

23

What are the grapes used in Tokaji?

Furment and Harslevelu

24

What is the name of a dry red wine from Hungary?

Bikaver or Bull's Blood

25

Botrytis affected grapes in Hungary are called

aszu

26

The stylistic term determined by the concentration of sugar in Tokaji is

puttonyo

27

The top level of Tokaji made from the free run juice of the sweetest, most botrytized and had selected berries is called

Aszuessenzia

28

Croatia's indigenous grape Crljenak Kastelanski is the predecessor of what variety that was taken to the United States and renamed? and in Italy?

Zinfindel, Primativo

29

The white grape Chasselas is also known as ____ in Switzerland.

Fendant