Wine Quiz #20

Wine Quiz #20

Not Monday anymore but I am still a bit busy so I could not post our weekly wine quiz yesterday. Anyways, five new questions are waiting for you to get solved. On Thursday, I will (hopefully) post the answers

Question 1
Prugnolo grapes wine quizWhich one does not belong in this list?
A) Morellino
B) Prugnolo
C) San Gioveto
D) Pinot Nero

Question 2
Which wine was the first to be awarded DOCG status?

Question 3
In ancient Rome and ancient Greece, what was the preferred container for transportation and storage of wine?

Question 4
Which wine’s name translates to the Great Bitter

Question 5
Which wine is known as Xeres in its country of origin?

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Bragging rights are up for grabs! Happy quizzing!

18 comments on “Wine Quiz #20”

  1. hannah-theis hannah-theis Reply

    1. A – Morellino is not a grape
    2. Vernaccia di San Gimiginao on 3/3/1966
    3. They stored wine in barrels
    4. Amarone
    5. Xeres is known as Xeres in Spain.

  2. foodwine88 Reply

    1. Pinot Nero (D)
    2. It’s just a guess but I go with Chianti Classico
    3. A wooden barrel?
    4. Amarone for sure!
    5. I can only think of Sherry here.

    Fun quiz and always late than never 😉 Looking forward to the answers!

  3. Sean P. Reply

    1. Pinot. Nero – The others are synonyms for Sangiovese
    2. Brunello di Montalcino
    3. Amphoras were used in Rome to store wine.
    4. Should be Amarone
    5. Sherry

  4. winetalks winetalks Reply

    1) A I believe that Morellino is not a grape but an appellation (Morellino di Scansano)
    2) Brunello
    3) Amphora
    4) Amarone
    5) I think that Sherry is known as Jerez or Xeres in Spain. The word is an anglicisation of Jerez.

  5. the winegetter Reply

    Here we go:

    1) Pinot Nero is not an Italy-indigent grape.
    2) No clue. But Hannah seems to be right…if you provide a date, that sounds like you know it. 🙂
    3) Amphoras.
    4) Should be Amarone.
    5) Sherry maybe?

  6. drinkforlife Reply

    Alright let’s give this a try:
    1. Pinot Nero because they others are synonyms for Sangiovese
    2. I’m not sure but I believe it’s Brunello. Vernaccia was the first DOC but I don’t think it was the very first DOCG wine
    3. Amphoras
    4. Amarone
    5. Sherry I think

  7. talkavino Reply

    Q1. D, Pinot Nero – the rest are synonyms for Sangiovese
    Q2. Brunello di Montalcino
    Q3: Amphorae
    Q4: Amarone
    Q5: Xeres is fortified wine from Spain also known under the names of Sherry and Jerez

    • Julian Rossello Reply

      Cristina,
      Thank you for subscribing to Vino in Love!
      Excellent answers. Another correct answer for question 2 would be Brunello di Montalcino but Vino Nobile works equally well.

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