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1

The climate of Santorini would be best described as ________.

Arid, hot

2

Select the sea(s) that touch(es) the Greek coastline?

A. Tyrrhenian Sea

B. Aegean Sea

C. Black Sea

D. Ionian Sea

E. Sea of Marmara

B. Aegean Sea D. Ionian Sea

3

The literal translation of Xinomavro is

acid black

4

Select the red grape(s) from the following list.

A. Agiorgitiko

B. Assyrtiko

C. Moschofilero

D. Xinomavro

A. Agiorgitiko

D. Xinomavro

5

Nemea is the only PDO appellation for dry red wines on the Peloponnese.

True

6

Who is the largest producer in Greece?

Boutari

7

Greece's traditional designations OPAP and OPE now fall under which EU wine category?

PDO

8

Most of Greece's vineyards sit on flat, fertile lands and are easily mechanically harvested

False

9

Evangelos Gerovassiliou is widely credited with revitalizing which nearly extinct grape?

Malagouzia

10

Which of the following grapes is usually the most tannic?

A. Agiorgitiko

B. Mavrodaphne

C. Limnio

D. Xinomavro

D. Xinomavro

11

Santorini is phylloxera-free.

true

12

The Robola grape is a specialty of what Ionian island?

Cephalonia

13

What is the only Greek PDO that includes rosé as an allowed style?

Amynteo

14

The Isthmus of Corinth separates mainland Greece from what wine growing region?

Peloponnese

15

What statement best describes the wines of Sterea Ellada?

A. Dry whites grown on mountain vineyards.

B. Sweet and fortified wines produced from black grapes grown on the coast.

C. Dry reds and whites grown on flat plains.

D. High acid, high alcohol whites grown on an island.

C. Dry reds and whites grown on flat plains.

16

Estate Argyros, Domaine Hatzidakis, and Canava Roussos are producers in what appellation?

Santorini

17

What is the only PDO whose producers all belong to a cooperative?

Samos 

18

Messenikola and Anchialos are PDOs in which region?

Thessalia 

19

What is pezsgó?

Hungarian sparkling wines made in the traditional method.

20

Disznókő, Kiralyudvar, and Oremus are famous producers of which region?

Tokaj 

21

The region of Tokaj is located at the base of what mountain range?

Carpathians

22

What is the capacity of a traditional Hungarian Gönc?

136 L

23

Moldova is wedged between which two other countries?

Ukraine and Romania

24

What material are Georgian qvevri lined with to prevent oxidation?

Beeswax 

25

What is the minimum residual sugar for Tokaji Aszú wines after 2013?

120 g/L 

26

What is the minimum aging regiment for Tokaji Aszú and Aszúeszencia wines?

Minimum three years, with two years in barrel

27

Obaideh and Merwah are indigenous grape varieties used to produce which of the following wines?

Château Musar Blanc 

28

Tokaj is located at the confluence of which two rivers?

Bodrog and Tisza

29

Which river has the most influence on winemaking in Eastern Europe?

Danube 

30

Château Musar is an iconic producer in what country?

 

lebanon