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1

t or f
there are twenty provinces in italy

t

2

what is the name of the mountain range that divides italy from north to south

apennine mountains

3

according to italian wine laws what is the highest quality level

docg

4

what does doc stand for

demoniazione de origine controllata
demarcated and controlled origin

5

t or f
wines awarded docg status have lower yields than doc and igt designated wines

t

6

what does igt stand for?

indicazione geographica tipica
indication of a typical geographic region

7

t or f
italian igt wine is equivalent of a french vin de pays or german landwein

t

8

name the docg wines from toscana

chianti
chianti clssico
brunello di montalcino
vino nobile di montepulciano
carmingnano rosso
vernaccia di san gimiganano
morellino di scansano

9

name the docg wines from piemonte

barolo
barbaresco
gattinara
ghemme
gavi
asti
moscato d asti
brachetto d asti
roerro arneis
dolcetto di dogliani superiore

10

t or f
soave valpolicella and bardolino are all docg wines from veneto

f they are doc wines

11

is franciacorta a docg wine

yes

12

in abbruzzo what wines come from here

montepulciano d abruzzo

13

in campagnia what wines come from here

greco di tufo
taurasi
fiano di avellino

14

in emilia romagna what wines come from here?

albana di romagna
lambrusco

15

in friuli venezia giulia what wines come from here

tocai fruiliano

16

in lazio what wines come from here

frascati
cinqueterre

17

in liguria what wines come from here

inferno
grumello
valgella
sfursat

18

Piemonte what wines come from here

barolo
gavi
gattinara
nebbiolo d alba
barbaresco
asti
barbera d alba
dolcetto
gavi di gavi
barchetto d acqui

19

marche what wines come from here

rosso piceno
verdicchio

20

Puglia what wines come from here

salice salentino

21

trention alto adige what wines come from here

teroldego roatlino

22

toscana what wines come from here

chianti classico
galestro
brunello di montalcino
vernaccia di san gimignano
vin santo
rosso di montalcino
vino nobile di montepulciano
morellino di scansano

23

umbria

orvieto classico

24

veneto

soave
valpolicella
amarone

25

give the primary grape for barolo

nebbiolo

26

give the primary grape for chianti

sangiovese

27

give the primary grape for vino bobile di montepulciano

sangiovese

28

give the primary grape for inferno

nebbiolo

29

give the primary grape for brunello di montalcino

sangiovese

30

give the primary grape for galestro

nebbiolo

31

give the primary grape for taurasi

sangiovese

32

give the primary grape for carmignano

trebbiano

33

give the primary grape for orvieto

agilianico

34

give the primary grape for gavi di gavi

sangiovese

35

give the primary grape for barbaresco

trebbiano

36

the towns of alba and asti are located in this region

piemontie

37

florence and siena are located in this region

toscana

38

marsala is a town and a type of wine made in this region

sicilia

39

orvieto is made in this region

umbria

40

what type of grape is used to make asti

moscato

41

inferno grummello sasella and valgella are all made from this grape variety

nevviolo in the local dialect nebbiolo is called chiavennasca

42

name the two doc wien from abuzzo

montepulciano d abruzzo
trebbiano d abruzzo

43

what region is greco di tufo from

campagnia

44

t or f
taurasi is a red wine

t

45

which of the following wines are not from toscana valpolicella
rosso di montalcino
asti
vernaccia di san gimignano
gattinara
carmignano
amarone
vino novile di montepulciano

valpolicella
asti
gattinara
amarone

46

what is the name of the grape used to make brunello di montalcino

sangiovese grosso sometimes calle dbrunello, sangioveto, prugnolo gentile

47

are white grapes used to make chianti

yes that is for chianti only. producers of chianti classico are not permitted to use white barieties

48

are all chianti wines docg?

yes

49

whats the difference between chianti and chianti classico

chianti classico is from the delineated and historic classico zone and has a reputation for growing better grapes and producing higher quality wine.
chianti may be from any of the other seven zones
classico
must be 80-100% sangiovese
no white varieties permitted
non traditional red varieties allowed to 20%

Chianti
sangiovese 75-100%
vaniol nero 5-10%
white trebiano malvasia 5-10%
non traditional red varieties allowed to 10%

50

what is the difference between chainti classico and chianti classico riserva

primarily the aging.
chianti needs only be aged until march following harvest
tiserva is aged for 27 months

51

how does a wine laveled chianti rufina differ from chianti

Rufina is from the rufina subdistrict of chianti it is released three months after chianti

52

t or f
carmigano is made from Sangiovese and cabernet

t

53

what is the grape variety used to make vernaccia di san gimignano

bernaccia

54

what are the five villages of barolo

barolo
la morra
castiglione di faletto
serralunga d alba
monforte d alba

55

what are teh agining regimens for barolo and barolo riserva

barolo is aged for three years with two in cash
barolo riserva is aged for a total of 5 years with two in cask

56

t or f
dolcetto d alba and barbera d alba are made from the nebbiolo grape

f

57

name the docg wines from veneto

bardolino superiore
soave superiore
recioto di soave

58

what grape varieties is soave made from

garganega primarily but it may be blended with trebbiano chard and pinot bianco

59

what grape varieties are used to make bardolino and valpolicella

corvina
rondinella
molinara

60

what does it mean if balpolicella is labeled classico

bardolino tend to be slightly lighter than valpolicella because it uses more of the lighter rondinella grape

61

what does it mean when you see superiore on the label

that it is from the heart of the production zone the zone that theoretically provides the best conditions for growing the grapes

62

can a wine be labeled classico and superiore

yes

63

when a wine label says amarone della valpolicella what does the amarone have to do with valpolicella

amarone is the style of wine and it is produced in the valpolicella region

64

what is the recioto process

refers to wines made with dried grapes that mostly come from veneto some versions are sweet

65

what is a super tuscan and how did the term come about

super tuscan is a term used to describe superior tuscan wines that did not conform to the doc laws of the time.

66

name a doc wine form the piemonte region

carema
arneis
dolcetto
barbera

67

name a doc wine from the liquria region

cinqueterre

68

name a doc wine from the lombardia region

sfurzat
lugana

69

name a doc wine from teh trentino alto adige region

teroldego rotaliano

70

name a doc wine from the friuli venezia giulia region

bardolino
valpolicella
soave
amorone
bianco di custoza
breganze

71

name a doc wine from the emilia romagana region

grave del friuli
tocai fruiliano
collio

72

name a doc wine from teh toscana region

lambrusco

73

name a doc wine from the marche region

galestro
rosso di montalcino

74

name a doc wine from the umbria region

verdicchio
posso pieceno

75

name a doc wine from the campagnia region

orvieto

76

name a doc wine from the puglia region

greco di tufo

77

name a doc wine from the basilicata region

salice salentino

78

name a wine from the calabria region

agliancio del vulture

79

name a wine from the sililia region

crio

80

name all the docg wines from italy that are sparkling provide the grapes used to make them and how they are made

teh sparkling docg winea re franciacorta
brachetto d acquir
ast
moscato di asti

81

what is vin santo how and where is it made

is usually associated with toscana but can be made in any region and is typically sweet

82

what are 8 docg production zones of chianti in toscana

classico
colli aretini
colli fiorentini
colli senesi
colli pisane
montalbano
rufina
montespertoli

83

Name 3 premier producers of super tuscans

capezzana
ruffino
strozzi

84

name 3 great producers of super tuscans

castello bandi
monsanto
fontodi