Wine Quiz #4

Wine Quiz #4

It’s time for the weekly wine quiz here at Vino in Love. The answers will be published on Friday.
Questions 2 will probably be a tough one. The rest should be easier 🙂

Question 1)
Cannonau is a local grape from what Italian region?
A) South Tyrol
B) Liguria
C) Sardinia
D) None of the above. Name the correct region in your answer.

Question 2)
Briefly explain the Brunellopoli/Brunellogate scandal.

Question 3)
Which of the following is not an Italian wine? From what country is it?
A) Sankt Magdalener
B) Kremstal
C) Vinschgau
D) Eisacktaler

Question 4)
Which statement is correct?
Sicily…
A) … has more vineyards than any other Italian region.
B) … is home to two DOCG classified wines.
C) … produces more wine than any other Italian region.
D) … is a city-state similar to the Vatican and San Marino.

Question 5)
Briefly explain what Prosecco is.

Bottle image: 2000 Tenute Loacker – Kastlet – Alto Adige DOC

Give me some answers! Happy playing and good luck 🙂

 

6 comments on “Wine Quiz #4”

  1. dr1nkforl1fe Reply

    1. Sardinia
    2. I have to pass. Never heard of it.
    3. Wines classified as Kremstal DAC are from Austria.
    4. Either A or C. I’ll go with A. Sicily has more vineyards than any other Italian region
    5. Prosecco is a sparkling wine mostly produced in Northern Italy.

  2. talkavino Reply

    1. Sardinia
    2. A scandal which took place in 2008, alleging that some Brunello producers had small additions of grapes other than Sangiovese Grosso to their wines, starting with 2003 vintage, which is a violation of DOCG rules.
    3. Kremstal is in Austria
    4. A – has more vineyards than any other Italian region
    5. Prosecco is one of Italian sparkling wine- usually dry, and usually produce using Charmat method, where secondary fermentation takes place in tank and not in the bottle.

  3. wineking3 wineking3 Reply

    So let’s give this a try:
    1) Sardinia
    2) A Scandal that happened in the year 2008 regarding Brunello wine. Famous producers like Banfi blended their Sangiovese with other red grapes (often Merlot) which is a violation of DOCG regulations.
    3) Wines from Kremstal are Austrian
    4) I’ll go with A
    5) Prosecco is the name of a grape which is also known as Glera. It’s used to produce sparkling (frizzante and spumante) and still wines.

  4. theducksong Reply

    1. Sardina.
    2. A scandal about Brunello wines that occured in 2008.
    3. Kremstal is part of Austria. Therefore wines from Kremstal are Austrian
    4. Sicily has more vineyards than any other region
    5. Prosecco used to be a grape which is now known as Glera.

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