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1

In which region is the sub-region of Casablanca located?
a) Coquimbo
b) Central Valley
c) Aconcagua

c) Aconcagua

2

What grape is used for the production of Pisco?
a) Pais
b) Sauvignonasse
c) Muscat of Alexandria

c) Muscat of Alexandria

3

In which sub-region of the Central Valley are the zones of Cachapoal and Colchagua located?
a) Maipo
b) Rapel
c) Maule

b) Rapel

4

Which is the most northerly wine region in Chile?
a) Aconcagua
b) Coquimbo
c) Salta

b) Coquimbo

5

Which red grape is showing success in Casablanca?
a) Carmènere
b) Cabernet Sauvignon
c) Syrah

c) Syrah

6

Which region in Chile has a problem with fungal disease?
a) Aconcagua
b) Coquimbo
c) Southern

c) Southern

7

What best describes a Carmenère?
a) full bodied with ripe black fruit and spice
b) medium to full bodied with black fruit, herbal and red pepper
c) light bodied, elegant with red fruit and spice

b) medium to full bodied with black fruit, herbal and red pepper

8

What is the name of the current that flows up from the Antarctica in Chile?
a) Benguela
b) Humboldt
c) Pacific

b) Humboldt

9

What is the minimum of oak ageing for a red Reserva?
a) 6 mos
b) 9 mos
c) 12 mos

a) 6 mos

10

In which region of Chile is the sub-region of Limari located?
a) Coquimbo
b) Aconcagua
c) Southern

a) Coquimbo

11

Which poses the largest challenge in Argentina for grape growing?
a) frost
b) hail
c) mildew

b) hail

12

What is the second most planted grape in Argentina?
a) Malbec
b) Bonarda
c) Syrah

b) Bonarda

13

What is Argentina’s most southerly wine region?
a) Rio Negro
b) Neuquen
c) Itata

a) Rio Negro

14

Which region in Mendoza has the highest altitude vineyards?
a) Uco Valley
b) Lujan de Cuyo
c) Maipu

a) Uco Valley

15

Which province in Argentina boasts some of the highest altitude vineyards in the world?
a) La Rioja
b) Salta
c) Mendoza

b) Salta

16

What is Argentina’s second most important wine region?
a) Catamarca
b) San Juan
c) Neuquen

b) San Juan

17

What is the most important grape in Uruguay?
a) Merlot
b) Tannat
c) Pais

b) Tannat

18

Where is Cafayate located?

Salta Province / Argentina

19

What is the key factor in grapes being able to ripen in Cafayate?

Altitude.