For unknown reasons my site was more or less down the last couple of days. I haven’t found the reasons for it yet but as of now it seems to be working fine again. Therefore I could not post the solutions to last week’s quiz on Friday.
Wine Quiz #25 – Solutions
Before we get to this week’s wine quiz I want to give you the answers to last week’s quiz.
Nebbiolo translates to: D – Fog.
Match the following wineries with their corresponding wine region. 1-C, 2-A, 3-D, 4-B.
True or False: Grappa is a type of fortified wine. False. Grappa is a pomace brandy.
In the wine world, what is the purpose of a vacuum pump? A vacuum pump allows to preserve an open wine bottle.
Name at least 2 reasons why wine from the Cinque Terre is becoming increasingly expensive. 1) The Cinque Terre offer only very difficult growing conditions which means that the production is labor intense because everything has to be done by hand. 2) Over the last decades, the Cinque Terre have suffered many forest fires that have destroyed many vines.
Wine Quiz #26
What wine-related thing do the French communes Vaucluse and Gigondas have in common?
Match the following abbreviations of wine classifications to their corresponding country.
What do the four abbreviations in question 2 stand for?
True or false: Pignoletto and a sub-variety of Trebbiano share the same DNA
What have the wines Vesuvio DOC, Etna DOC and Aglianico del Vulture DOCG in common?
Happy quizzing! Ultimate bragging rights are up for grabs! The answers are coming next Friday.