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1

What region in Germany does the village of Piesport reside in?
a) Rheingau
b) Mosel
c) Pfalz

b) Mosel

2

What is an Anbaugebiet?
a) designated regions for PDO wine
b) individual vineyard site
c) a district within a region

a) designated regions for PDO wine

3

In which of these 2 regions is the Silvaner grape most widely planted?
a) Mosel and Pfalz
b) Rheingau and Ahr
c) Rheinhessen and Franken

c) Rheinhessen and Franken

4

How many Anbaugebiete are there in Germany?
a) 8
b)13
c) 11

b)13

5

What does the region of Baden have a reputation for?
a) white wines from Silvaner and Muller-Thurgau
b) crisp and elegant Rieslings
c) red wines from Spätburgunder

c) red wines from Spätburgunder

6

What does the term Erste Lage mean?
a) off dry Rieslings from anywhere in Germany
b) top vineyard sites of the VDP members
c) botrytis wines in distinctive flask shaped bottles

b) Top vineyard sites of the VDP members

7

What is the minimum temperature for picking eiswein?
a) – 15 C
b) – 2 C
c) – 8 C

c) – 8 C

8

What is Sϋssreserve?
a) unfermented grape juice
b) rectified concentrated grape must
c) sugar from sources other than grapes

a) unfermented grape juice

9

Which region does the village of Johannisberg reside in?
a) Rheingau
b) Pfalz
c) Nahe

a) Rheingau

10

Which style best describes a Riesling Spätlese?
a) light in body with green apple and citrus flavours
b) light to medium body with flavours of stone fruits and citrus
c) medium body with flavours of stone fruits and tropical

b)
Light to medium body
Flavours of stone fruits / citrus

11

Alte Reben

Old Vines

12

What is Einzellage?

Individual vineyard site

13

What is Oechsle?

German scale for measuring must weight

14

What is Rulander grape know as?

Pinot Gris.
GrauBurgunder

15

Designated wine-growing REGIONS for PDO wine is called?

Anbaugebiete

16

Prädikatswein must be produced from allowed varieties in one of the 39 SUBREGIONS (districts) called?

Bereich

17

Individual vineyard site is called?

Einzellage

18

What is the term used for a group of Vineyards?

Grosslage

19

How is German wine graded. According to?

Must Weight at Harvest

20

Wines that do not have a Geographical location Identification will now be labeled?

Deutscher Wien

21

What is the Abbreviated version for a German PDO Wine?

g.U.

22

QBA are produced from grapes grown exclusively in one of the 13 Anbaugebiet sites. True / False

True

23

QBA. Blending of wines from outside individual Anbaugebiet is allowed. True / False

False

24

Chapiilization is allowed for a QBA wine? True / False

False

25

Pradikatswein must come from a single Bereich? True / False

True

26

Can a Pradikatswein wine be enriched?

No

27

Can a Pradikatswein have Sussreserve added?

Yes

28

When is Sussreserve added?

After fermentation before bottling.

29

What must a Pradikatswein show on its label?

What quality level it belongs to.

30

What are the levels of a Pradikatswein wine?

Kabinet.
Spatlesse.
Auslesse.
BernAuslesse.
Icewine.
TrockenBernAuslesse.

31

What is Grosses Gewachs?

Dry wine from a VDP member from a Erste Large Site

32

What percentage of white grapes are grown in Germany?

60%

33

What is Rivaner aka?

Muller - Thurgau

34

Muller - Thurgau is a crossing? T/F

True

35

Silvaner has moderate acidity and moderate fruit? T/ F

True

36

What is Scheurebe predominate aroma?

Grapefruit

37

Scheurebe and Kerner are well suited to?

Icewine

38

What type of yield does Dornfelder produce?

High

39

Dornfelder, light or deep coloured?

Deep

40

Germany's great white wines, dry, white are characterized by?

Purity of fruit

41

What type of soil is to be found in the best vineyards of the Mosel?

Stoney Slate

42

A typical Mosel Riesling is what?

Light Body.
High Acid.
Low Alcohol

43

Which wine is slightly more fruitier, Mosel or Nahe?

Nahe

44

What percentage of Dornfelder is planted in the Nahe?

25%

45

Which hills protect the Rhinegau?

Taunus

46

What style of wine started being produced in Rudeshiem in the 1980's?

Dry White

47

The town of Assmannshausen is known for which grape?

Spatburgunder

48

What is the most planted grape in the Rhine-Hessen?

Muller - Thurgau

49

Which is the largest wine growing region in Germany?

Rhinehessen.

50

Which is the second largest wine growing region in Germany?

Pfalz

51

Which mountains are located in the Pfalz?

Haardt

52

Which region in Germany is known to be the dries?

Pfalz

53

What are the three red varieties grown in the Pfalz?

Spatburgunder.
Dornfelder.
Portugieser

54

Wachenheim, Forst, Deidesheim and Ruppertsberg collectively are referred to as ?

MittelHardt

55

Which villages are considered to be producing the best wines out of the Pfalz?

Deidesheim.
Forst

56

Baden produces the fullest bodied German wines with the highest alcohol? T/F

True

57

Deeply coloured and often oaked Pinot Noir come from?

Baden

58

Which two grape varieties dominate and Franken and are considered to be the most prestigious?

Silavaner.
Muller - Thurgau

59

What is the name of the Franken distictly shaped bottle?

BocksBeutal

60

In Franken the best wines are from the south facing slopes around?

Wuzburg

61

Dry with a richness on the palate and a marked earthy quality, describes which wine?

Franken Silvaner