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1

What grape is used for a wine from Gavi?
a) Cortese
b) Arneis
c) Verdicchio

a) Cortese

2

What region produces Valtellina wines from Nebbiolo?
a) Piemonte
b) Lombardy
c) Liguria

b) Lombardy

3

What is the minimum ageing requirement for Barolo RISERVA, and how many months in Oak?
a) 4 years
b) 3 years
c) 5 years

c)
5 years.
18 months

4

Which of the following is not one of the principal communes for the wines of Barolo?
a) Castiglione
b) La Morra
c) Dogliani

c) Dogliani

5

What are the typical flavours of a wine made from Arneis?
a) lychee and spice
b) peach and apricot
c) lemon and vegetal

b) peach and apricot

6

What % of Sangiovese must be used in a Carmignano?
a) 100
b) 50
c) 20

b) 50

7

What grape is used for a Vino Nobile di Montepulciano wine?
a) Montepulciano
b) Sangiovese
c) Dolcetto

b) Sangiovese

8

Which area in Tuscany is known for producing the Super Tuscan wines?
a) Montalcino
b) San Gimignano
c) Bolgheri

c) Bolgheri

9

What type of wine does the Frascati DOC produce?
a) White
b) Red
c) Rosé

a) White

10

What is the traditional grape used in Soave?
a) Trebbiano
b) Garganega
c) Vermentino

b) Garganega

11

What region is known for its Verdicchio wines?
a) Tuscany
b) Umbria
c) Marche

c) Marche

12

What is the dominant grape used in Conero DOCG and Rosso Piceno DOC?
a) Sangiovese
b) Nero d’Avola
c) Montepulciano

c) Montepulciano

13

What region does Umbria have a similar climate to?
a) Basilicata
b) Tuscany
c) Trentino-Alto Adige

b) Tuscany

14

What region is the Frascati DOC in?
a) Umbria
b) Abruzzo
c) Lazio

c) Lazio

15

What grape is used for Taurasi DOCG?
a) Agiorgitiko
b) Aglianico
c) Primitivo

b) Aglianico

16

What is Sicily’s traditional red variety?
a) Frappato
b) Nero d’ Avola
c) Negroamaro

b) Nero d’ Avola

17

What region is the wine Aglianico del Vulture in?
a) Basilicata
b) Puglia
c) Campania

a) Basilicata

18

Which grape is the same as the Primitivo grape?
a) Grenache
b) Zinfandel
c) Sangiovese

b) Zinfandel

19

How long must a wine from the DOCG of Taurasi be aged before release?
a) 2 years
b) 3 years
c) 4 years

b) 3 years

20

What style of wine is an Orvieto?
a) Red
b) White
c) Rosé

b) White

21

What grape is the Cannonau of Sardinia?
a) Negroamaro
b) Grenache
c) Merlot

b) Grenach

22

What is the name given to the ventilated room for drying grapes?

Fruttaio

23

What kind of wine is a Bardolino Chiaretto DOC?

Rose

24

How many communes are there in Barolo?

5

25

Which two communes represent Softer, Fruitier, Earlier Maturing Barolo?

La Morra.
Barola

26

Which two communes represent more structured, longer to mature Barolo?

Monforte.
SerraLunga

27

Which commune in Barolo has the qualities of the other groups within the commune.

Castiglione

28

Which DOC overlaps both Barolo DOCG and Barberesco DOCG?

Langhe

29

What grape is used in Barberesco DOCG

Nebbiolo

30

What is the minimum age required for Barolo?
And how many months in Oak?

3 Years.
18 Months

31

What is the varietal Cabernet Sauvignon used in making a Super Tuscan?

Sassicaia

32

Which grape is in the single grape higher quality Frascati?

Malvasia

33

Which two grapes are typically used to make simple low priced blends of Frascati?

Malvasia.
Trebbiano

34

What is quantitatively to be Italy's most important white wine?

Soave

35

Where is Conero?

Marche

36

Which two types of wine is Marche know for?

Verdicchio.
Conero

37

Umbria is know for which wine?

Orvieto

38

Name the four grapes in Orvieto?

Trebbiano.
Grechetto.
Malvasia.
Verdello

39

Arneis grape is typically grown where?

Roero

40

Where is Roero located?

Piemonte

41

Where would you find Schiava and Lagrein?

Alto Adige

42

Schiava and Lagrein, Red or White?

Red

43

Where is Collio?

Friuli Venezia

44

Trentino is know for which red grape?

Teroldego

45

Name the three grapes of Valpolicella?

Cor vin one.
Ron din ella.
Mol in ara.

46

What style of wine is a Passito di Pantelleria ?

Sun dried / Moscato Grapes
Luscious dessert wine.
Island of Pantelleria (50 km south of Sicily)

47

What 3 regions make up the toe, instep and heel of the boot in Italy?

Basilicata. (Inside Step)
Calabria. (Toe)
Puglia (Heal)

48

Where would you find Selice Salentino?

Puglia

49

Taurasi DOCg is located in which region?

Campania

50

Where would you find Copertino?

Puglia

51

Which Italian region could be compared with California's Central Valley and Australia's Riverina?

Puglia

52

Name the two grapes you would find in Salice and Copertino?

Negroamaro.
Malvasia Nera

53

Primitivo, typically where would you find it?

Puglia IGT wines