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1

What are the most cultivated varieties in Romania?

Feteasca Regala
Feteasca Alba

2

Name three indigenous red varieties of Romania?

Feteasca Neagra
Burgund Mare
Babeasca Neagra

3

Where are Romania's highest vineyards located?

Transylvania, in the foothills of the Carpathians

4

Which is the most famous region in Transylvania? What kind of wines are produced there?

Târnave DOC
Feteasca Ragala, Feteasca Alba and Traminer Rosé

5

What is the most famous region in Moldova?

Cotnari DOC

6

What is Grasa di Cotnari?

Most prominent grape of Cotnari DOC.
Produces sweet white wines

7

Romanian DOC wines can be further classified for sweetness. What are those classifications?

DOC-CMD: grapes harvested at full maturity
DOC-CT: late-harvested grapes
DOC-CIB: botrytis-affected grapes

8

What is DOC-CMD?

Romanian classification for grapes harvested at full maturity

9

What is DOC-CT?

Romanian classification for late-harvested grapes

10

What is DOC-CIB?

Romanian classification for botrytis-affected grapes

11

What is the Romanian classification for grapes harvested at full maturity?

DOC-CMD

12

What is the Romanian classification for late-harvested grapes?

DOC-CT

13

What is the Romanian classification for botrytis-affected grapes?

DOC-CIB

14

Which Romanian regions are gaining reputation for Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon?

Dealu Mare DOC
Murfatlar DOC

15

Which varieties can be used for Cotnari DOC?

Can be varietal or a blend -
Grasa de Cotnari
Feteasca Alba
Francusa
Tamaioasa Romaneasca

16

Where is Târnave DOC? What styles of wine are produced there?

Romania
Transylvania
White, rosé and red

Best wines are white, from Feteasca Regala and Feteasca Alba, and also from Traminer Rosé

17

What are the three regions of Slovenia?

Primorska
Podravje
Posavje

18

What is Slovenia's best region for both white and red wines?

Primorska

19

Which region in Slovenia is close to the border of Friuli?

Primorska

20

What are the Slovenian synonyms for Refosco, Ribolla Gialla and Pinot Grigio?

Refosk = Refosco
Rebula = Ribolla Gialla
Pinot Grigio = Silvi Pinot

21

What is the Croatian synonym for Zinfandel?

Crljenak Kastelanski

22

What is Crljenak Kastelanski?

Croatian synonym for Zinfandel

23

Which Napa Valley winemaker has interests in Croatian winery Plavac Mali?

Mike Grgich

24

Which Czech region is contiguous with Tokaj in Hungary?

Tokajská

25

What are Czech Republic's two main regions?

Bohemia (north)
Moravia (south)

26

How many VOCs are there in Czech Republic? What does VOC indicate?

Five

VOC Blatnice
VOC Mikulov
VOC Modré Hory
VOC Pálava
VOC Znojmo

VOC is a voluntary designation made from Grüner Veltliner, Riesling or Sauvignon Blanc grown in the respective Czech region. Wines must be hand harvested, minimum must weights, low designated yields, defined alcohol, bottled under cork, no oak usage.

27

What is Russia's most cultivated variety?

Rkatsiteli