Wine Quiz #16

Wine Quiz #16

Oh it is already Monday again. I hope you all had a great weekend are ready for our weekly wine quiz here at Vino in Love. If you want to redo any of the previous quizzes before trying this one then follow this link.

Five brand new questions are waiting for you to get solved Bragging rights are up for grabs!

Glass of Champagne wine quizQuestion 1)
Marlborough is especially known for its:
A) Riesling
B) Sauvignon Blanc
C) Gewürztraminer
D) Pinot Gris/Pinot Grigio

Question 2)
What is a Vino Lok?

Question 3)
Explain why March 3rd 1966 marked an important date in the history of Italian wine.

Question 4)
Which statement is correct?
A) The Gambero Rosso’s most prestigious award is known as  the ‘5 bicchieri’ (Italian for ‘five glasses’).
B) Ste. Chapelle is Missouri’s largest winery.
C) Pantelleria is famous for its sweet wines..
D) Decanting very young wine for a short time is not recommended

Question 5)
Name any three European sparkling wines that are produced after the Metodo Classico/Classic Method.

Happy quizzing! Remember, you have nothing to lose. Answers are coming on Thursday.


21 comments on “Wine Quiz #16”

  1. Sean P. Reply

    1. D Pinot Gris
    2. A type of wine closure.
    3. First Chianti bottled
    4. B
    5. Cava, Chanpagne AOC, Trento DOC

  2. PSsquared Reply

    I think the first answer is B, but only because I recently enjoyed a bottle of it. 🙂 I’ll leave the other questions to those who can answer without using Google. Cheers.

    • vino in love Reply

      Thanks for playing 🙂 The answers are coming on Thursday. With the help of Google the quiz is probably solved in minutes so I always encourage my readers not to use Google 🙂 I’m glad you didn’t use it!

  3. TracyLeeKarner Reply

    Just guessing–(refusing to google to look for answers)
    1. B.
    2. A big monster that lives at the bottom of Lake Vino in South Tyrol, only sighted by people who’ve had a glass too many?
    3. Maybe having to do with DOC & DOCC appellations, perhaps when they were officially defined?
    4. A ?
    5. I’ll guess Cava, Champagne AOC and Trento DOC because Sean P. sounds like he knows what he’s talking about

    • vino in love Reply

      Thanks for playing! I love your answer for question 2. It’s so sophisticated 🙂
      Really appreciate it that you didn’t use Google. I think the quiz would be no fun if everyone would start googling the answers.

  4. armchairsommelier Reply

    1. Sauvignon Blanc
    2. One of those glass stopper thingys that you often find on a bottle of Grüner Veltliner.
    3. No clue . . . hopefully it involves La Dolce Vita, though.
    4. Pantelleria sounds like it could be an Italian pastry, so I’m going with that.
    5. Prosecco, Cava, Moscato d’Asti


    • vino in love Reply

      Thanks for playing! Pantelleria could indeed be an Italian pastry 😛 Actually, it is a tiny Italian island in front of the Tunisian coast.
      The answers for the quiz are coming on Thursday.

  5. Jeff Kralik Reply

    1). B.
    2). an alternative wine closure (used instead of cork) that is made of either glass or plastic.
    3). The DOC system was implemented
    4) C.
    5). Champagne, Cré`mant d’Alsace, Crémant de la Loire.

  6. drinkforlife Reply

    1) B – Sauvignon Blanc
    2) Vin Lok is a plastic or glass wine closure.
    3. Vernaccia di San Gimigiano was ratified as the very first DOC. Later in that year many other DOCs were ratified.
    4) C – Pantelleria is famous for its sweet wines .
    5. Premium Sekt, Trento DOC and Champagne

    That was a fun quiz 🙂

  7. winetalks winetalks Reply

    1) Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc (A + B)
    2) It’s an alternative to the traditional wine cork. Used to be made out of plastic but more recent ones are produced from glass.
    3) Vernaccia di San Gimiginao became the first Italian DOC on 3/3/1966.
    4) Pantelleria is famous for its sweet wines – C (Especially Passito di Pantelleria)
    5) Trento DOC (Italy), Espumante (Portugal), Cremant de Luxembourg (Luxembourg)

  8. theducksong Reply

    1. Sauvingon Blanc
    2. It’s a sea monster – Thanks Tracy 🙂
    3. Chianti DOC was introduced in 1966. I hope it was on March 3rd..
    4. A
    5. Moscato d’Asti, Champagne, Prosecco di Valdobiaddene

  9. hannah-theis hannah-theis Reply

    1. B: Sauvignon Blanc
    2. Vino Lok is a glass closure for wine bottles. used instead of cork.
    3. Vernaccia di San Gimigiano became Italy’s first DOC on 3/3/1966.
    4. C: Pantelleria is famous for its sweet wines
    5. Champagne, Trento DOC, Premium Sekt (Over 95% of all Sekt is produced after the Martinotti Method)

  10. EatwithNamie Reply

    Cool, I love quiz. Let’s test if my memory is still fresh.
    1. Saubgnon Blanc – I lived in NZ!
    2. Vino Lok – hmm..don’t know it.
    3. I know it is to do with DOC but which wine…no clue.
    4. A and D are definitely wrong so…B or C?
    5. CHampagine, Cava and Cremant

    🙂 More quiz please!

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