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1

What is Gamay?
1. A quality category for Vineyards.
2. A region in Southern France.
3. A grape variety used to make Beaujolais.
4. A method for making Rose Wines.

3. A grape variety used to make Beaujolais.

2

Which of the following varieties is often used in South Africa for inexpensive unoaked White Wines?
1. Malbec.
2. Chenin Blanc.
3. Shiraz.
4. Trebbiano.

2. Chenin Blanc.

3

What grape varieties are used for the production of Champagne?
1. Syrah and Pinot Grigio.
2. Gewurztraminer and Riesling.
3. Semillion and Viognier.
4. Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.

4. Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.

4

A wine looks fine but has a musty aroma. What is the most likely reason for this?
1. The wine is too old.
2. The wine is affected by cork taint.
3. It is part of the character of the wine.
4. The wine has been stored in hot conditions.

2. The wine is affected by cork taint.

5

Compared to red wines, what temperature are white wines generally fermented at?
1. Either higher or lower temperature.
2. The same temperature.
3. Higher temperature.
4. Lower temperature.

4. Lower temperature.

6

From which grape variety is 'California Fume Blanc" made?
1. Chenin Blanc.
2. Viognier.
3. Sauvignon Blanc.
4. Chardonnay.

3. Sauvignon Blanc

7

Which one of the following grapes varieties would NOT ripen properly if grown in a cool climate region?
1. Grenache.
2. Sauvnon Blanc.
3. Pinot Noir.
4. Chardonnay.

1. Grenache.

8

What is Mourvedre known as in Australia?
1. Merlot.
2. Mataro.
3. Shiraz.
4. Grenache.

2. Mataro.

9

Which one of the following DOES NOT add flavours to red wine?
1. New Oak barrels.
2. Oak Chips.
3. Glass Bottles.
4. Grape Skins.

3. Glass Bottles.

10

What is the main grape variety that goes into making Sauternes AC?
1. Semillon.
2. Chardonnay.
3. Cabernet Sauvignon.
4. Syrah.

1. Semillon.

11

Which one of the following grapes varieties goes into the making of red Rioja DOC?
1. Sangiovese.
2. Nebbiola.
3. Tempranillo.
4. Pinot Noir.

3. Tempranillo.

12

Which of the following tasting notes most accurately describes a young wine from Pauillac AC?
1. Pale Gold; exotic fruit aromas; sweet.
2. Intense Purple; black fruit and oak aromas; high tannins.
3. Pale garnet; with red fruit and pepper aromas; low tannins.
4. Pale lemon; green fruit aromas; dry.

2. Intense Purple; black fruit and oak aromas; high tannins.

13

Which of the following pairs is correctly matched?
1. Chablis and Sauvignon Blanc.
2. Cote d'Or and Cabernet Sauvignon.
3. Barolo and Nebbiola.
4. Chianti and Pinot Noir.

3. Barolo and Nebbiola.

14

Which one of the following grape varieties goes into the making of Vouvray AC?
1. Chenin Blanc.
2. Chardonnay.
3. Cabernet Sauvignon.
4. Syrah.

1. Chenin Blanc.

15

What is the ideal temperature to serve a bottle of sparkling wine?
1. Well chilled (6 to 8C).
2. Lightly Chilled (12C).
3. Slightly warm (20 to 22C).
4. Room temperature (17 to 18C).

1. Well chilled (6 to 8C).

16

In which region in France is Syrah an important variety?
1. Bordeaux.
2. Burgundy.
3. Alsace.
4. Rhone.

4. Rhone.

17

Which of the following wines would benefit from being slightly chilled?
1. Haut-Medoc.
2. Beaujolais.
3. Cote-Rotie.
4. Chatenuef-du-Pape.

2. Beaujolais.

18

Why are there very few lying closer to the equator than 30 degrees?
1. It is too windy.
2. It is generally too hot.
3. There is not enough sunlight.
4. Nobody has bothered to plant vineyards in these regions yet.

2. It is generally too hot.

19

What are the with lots of large bunches of big grapes most suitable for?
1. Intensely flavoured, complex wines.
2. Inexpensive, simple wines.
3. Long lived sweet wines.
4. Long lived dry wines.

2. Inexpensive, simple wines.

20

Which one of the following is a red wine wine?
1. Pouilly-Fume.
2. Soave.
3. Chablis.
4. Chianti Classico

4. Chianti Classico