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1

The Bairrada region is mostly known for which of the following?

1) sparkling wine
2) fortified wine
3) white wine
4) red wine

red wine

2

In what region are Porto and fine table wines made from?

1) Alentejo
2) Douro
3) Dao
4) Minho

Douro

3

Which type of Porto is generally considered the most desrable, or highest quality?

1) crusted
2) late bottled vintage
3) vintage
4) tawny

vintage

4

Where is the Alvarinho grape grown?

1) Alentejo
2) Eao
3) Minho
4) Madeira

Minho

5

How many years must a vintage Madiera be aged before it is released for sale?

1) 2
2) 6
3) 12
4) 22

22

6

What is the quality term used to guarantee Portuguese table wines that have been aged before release?

1) Gran Reserva
2) Garrafeira
3) Solera
4) Jaen

Garrafeira

7

Which of the following is a sweet fortified wine?

1) Moscatel de Setúbal
2) Sercial
3) Dao Tinto
4) Vinho Verde

Moscatel de Setúbal

8

What are the Periquita, Baga and Alicante Bouschet grapes mostly used for?

1) sparkling wines
2) fortified wines
3) white wines
4) red wines

red wines

9

What style of Porto is aged the longest before release?

1) ruby
2) late bottled vintage
3) vintage
4) tawny

tawny

10

Which of the following would have the lowest alcohol level?

1) Verdelho
2) Vinho Verde Branco
3) Bual
4) Bairrada Branco

Vinho Verde Branco

11

What grape is used for the sweetest style of Madeira?

1) Touriga Nacional
2) Malmsey
3) Alvarinho
4) Periquita

Malmsey

12

Which of the following would always be decanted for service?

1) Vintage Porto
2) Sercial
3) Vinho Verde
4) Tawny Porto

Vintage Porto

13

What grape is considered one of the finest in the Douro and is required to be a minimum of 40% of a Dao red wine?

1) Tinta Roriz
2) Jaen
3) Touriga Nacional
4) Touriga Francesa

Touriga Nacional

14

Which of the following is a Vinho Regional area?
Correct Answer

1) Ribatejo
2) Colheita
3) Periquita
4) Coimbra

Ribatejo

15

What grape is most used in Bairrada red wine?

1) Alfrocheiro Preto
2) Baga
3) Gouveio
4) Tinta Francesa

Baga

16

What is the best soil type for growing grapes in the Douro?

1) clay
2) sand
3) chalk
4) schist

schist

17

What was the first legally defined wine growing region in the world?

1) Minho
2) Douro
3) Algarve
4) Barraida

Douro

18

What is the name of the system of rating vineyards in the Douro?

1) Premier Cru
2) Doce
3) Beneficio
4) Loureiro

Beneficio