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1

What is Europe's largest single demarcated wine region? Where is it located?

La Mancha, in South-central Spain

2

What is the name for Tempranillo in southern Spain?

Cencibel

3

Where is Murcia? What are its two notable subregions?

Southeast Spain; Jumilla and Yecla (and Bullas)

4

Where is monastrell most at home within Spain?

Jumilla, within Murcia in the southeast of Spain

5

Where is the Extremadura autonomía located?

In southern Spain, west of La Mancha

6

Where is Andalucia located?

Southwest corner of Spain

7

What is the "golden triangle" of sherry production? What towns are included?

All sherry wines must be shipped from one of these 3 towns:
Jerez de la Frontera
Sanlucar de Barrameida
El Puerto de Santa Maria

8

What are the three grapes most used in sherry production?

Palomino fino
Pedro Ximenez
Moscatel

9

What soil type is found in the premium vineyards of Jerez?

Albariza: chalk

10

What classic wine is Málaga known for, and where is this region located?

Directly south of Montilla-Moriles--on the central southern coast of Spain

Sweet dessert wines from Moscatel (although dry table wines are also made under Sierras de Málaga designation)

11

Which part of Spain has never seen phylloxera?

The Canary Islands

12

What kind of climate do the Canary Islands have?

Subtropical

13

What is Listán prieto known as in South America, and where is it found in Europe?

Mission; Canary Islands