Wine Quiz #15

Wine Quiz #15

Rep PrawnWelcome to today’s wine quiz. I have five new questions for you and bragging rights are up for grabs! Simply use the comment section to participate. 

Question 1
What does a “red prawn” have to do with wine?

Question 2
Which statement is correct?
A) is an AOC from the Rhone region.
B) borders the Bordeaux AOC.
C) is the largest AOC in France.
D) is famous for its white, classic-method sparkling wines.

Photo credits: Jimmy Liew under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Question 3
Name any DOCG wine that has to be produced with 100% Nebbiolo grapes.

Question 4
Which ones does not belong in the list?
A) Masi
B) Ferrari
C) Trabucchi d’Illasi
D) Allegrini

Question 5
What is the most important wine grape in San Marino?

Just a short informer: On Wednesday we will have our first guest post here at Vino in Love. The title is “The Process of Making Wine”.

The answers for the wine quiz coming on Thursday. I hope that question 1 will not be too tricky. Remember, you have nothing to lose Happy quizzing!

Update: I simplified question 3.


19 comments on “Wine Quiz #15”

  1. Sean P. Reply

    1) No idea. Maye it pairs well with wine?
    2) A
    3) Barbaresco
    4) C
    5) Sangiovese (I remember it from one of your posts)

  2. talkavino Reply

    Q1: in Italian it means Gambero Rosso, which is the name of one of the most important Italian wine publications
    Q2: A, it is an AOC from the Rhone region
    Q3: Barolo
    Q4: B, Ferrari doesn’t belong to the list as the other three wineries producing Amarone wines, and Ferrari makes only sparkling wines
    Q5: Sangiovese (according to your blog post)

    I guess it was the first of your quizzes which I was able to attempt without the help of Google : )

    • vino in love Reply

      Thanks for playing, Anatoli.
      That’s how the quiz should be played 😉 I’m happy that you managed to find your answers without Google! Find out on Thursday if you got it right.

  3. Yuko Reply

    Even though I LOVE drinking wine, I don’t think I have enough knowledge about it ;-P
    Anyway, I am VERY interested in your “The process of making wine” post! Can’t wait for this wednesday 🙂

    • vino in love Reply

      Hello Yuko,
      Thanks for stopping by! On Thursday I will post the answers to the quiz which will include some explanations for those you did not know the answers already 🙂

  4. wineking3 wineking3 Reply

    Nice quiz but I found nothing that makes sense for question 1. I looked everywhere!
    2. A – is an AOC from the Rhone region
    3. Barolo
    4 B – Ferrari
    5. Sangiovese

  5. winetalks winetalks Reply

    1. The red prawn is the symbol of the Gambero Rosso – an Italian restaurant & wine guide. Gambero rosso also translates to red prawn.
    2. A
    3. Barbaresco
    4. Ferrari does not produce Amarone.
    5. Sangiovese. Most notable wines are the Brugneto and Sangiovese di San Marino.

  6. drinkforlife Reply

    1. Red prawns pair well with light fruity white wines with a mineral touch.
    2. A
    3. Ghemme
    4. Ferrari
    5. Sangiovese

  7. RiojaChianti RiojaChianti Reply

    1. Red Prawn translates to Gambero Rosso (italian wine/restaurant book)
    2. B
    3. Barolo
    4. Ferrari
    5. Sangiovese

  8. armchairsommelier Reply

    1. Red Prawns make me crave a crisp white wine . . . and hopefully, I’m drinking it some place warm, within sight of a beautiful coastline.
    2. A
    3. Barolo . . . Salute!
    4. Ferrari . . . although I’d drink Amarone in a Ferrari.
    5. Sangiovese

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