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Geography of Wine
Terms in this set (175)
The climate is one factor in determining the quality of wine
Diacetyl in a wine makes it smell
What is the formula for fermentation?
Sugar + Yeast = Alcohol + Carbon Dioxide
What is the purpose of racking?
Remove sediments from wine
in North America
Which of the following is true regarding phylloxera
It is a flying insect
Which of these is not a red wine flavor dimension
A "punt" is
The indentation in the bottom of some wine bottles
Tannin in red wine principally comes from
Each of the following is a method for clarifying red wine except
Treating with egg yolks
How many 750 ml bottles of wine are in a standard case?
Corked wine smells like
Through his discovery of yeast in fermentation, BLANK began the modern age
The color of red wine comes from
What is wine high in when it is described as tart?
The curved boards that make up the side of a barrel are called
Which country is the world's largest producer of wine?
A taster might say a wine has "RS" what does "RS" stand for?
Residual sugar - wine has sweetness due to sugar remaining
When does the grape harvest occur in the Southern Hemisphere?
The barrels used for aging wine are usually made from which wood?
Which wine would normally have the highest alcohol content?
Each bottle of champagne (made in the traditional method) is
Opened and resealed
This French wine comes from which Appallation Controlle (AOC)
The Medoc is a sub-region of which major coastal French wine region?
Where in France would you go to try Riesling and Pinot Gris?
German style wines
Which grape is not grown in the Champagne region?
This is the longest river in France
The Cote d' Or, Chablis, Macconnais, and Cote d' Beunne are all districts in this region
Which style of champagne is driest?
The lowest of the four general French wine classifications is
Vin de Table
Which of the following grape varieties is grown in Muscadet?
Melon de Bourgogne
This is the only French wine region permitted to produce wines from Gewurtztraminer
What makes AC Bordeaux Superieur superior?
It has half a degree more alcohol
It is illegal to bring this into the Chateneuf-du-Pap wine region
The Gamay grape originated in this region
The famous white wine of Sancerre is made from which grape?
French champagne may come from any region of northern France
What does the term "appellation" refer to in France?
Place of origin of the wine
This term on an Italian wine means that it is dry
What Italian wine comes from the Tuscany region?
The fortified wine Marsal is produced in
Bull's Blood wine comes from where?
This word represents the youngest Spanish wine category
Ancient Greeks matured, stored, and transported wine in these
Which of the following flavors is present in champagne as a result of dead contact with dead yeast
Wine production in Austria is limited to the eastern rim of the country because
This is where the alps mountains are
in a blanc de noir style of sparking wine, which is the main grape used
what nation produces true sherry
the albarino grape usually makes what style of wine
in 1630 this was first discovered in Hungarian vineyards because the harvest was interrupted and delayed by a Turkish invasion
French wines have traditionally been labeled by
what sweet wine style made from frozen grapes originated in Germany?
what is a solera
a system of fractional blending in Spain
which of the following is/are true?
most german wines match well with food due to the high acid content
Spatburgunder is the German name for this grape
name the most important grape in tuscany
the village of barolo is located in which region and is famed for this variety
who or what is cima corgo
a district in the douro valley of portugal
this region is located on the peloponnese and is known for its sweet strong wine
this important wine and grain producing region is now part of bulgaria
lambrusca wine comes from this italian region
this is the french name for trebbiano
english tradition has it that the port bottle should be passed
from right to left
what is the world's most planted white wine grape variety?
albariza soil is important for growing vines for which of these wines
the main red variety grown in burgundy is
the alcohol content of port is generally around
this is the major river flowing through hungary and the host to hungary's largest wine region
in what year, according to legend, was the first spatelese harvested in germany
this is the preferred red grape variety in rioja
what are the three main grapes grown in jerez for use in sherry
palomino, moscatel, and pedro ximenez
they make sekt in this country
which wine is produced in the minho region
portuguese vinho verdo
valpolicello wine comes from this italian region
sercial is an important grape in which wine
this austrian wine district is names for a large, shallow lake where botrytis flourishes in the foggy mornings of august through october
this term on an italian wine means that it is a slightly sparkling wine
which of the following statements about the wines of germany is/are true
all of the above
the most distinctive characteristic of german wines is the high level of _____ in them...
which of the following statements about prosecco is true
prosecco is a grape variety
this is germany's northernmost wine region on the rhine
they gamay grape originated in this region
which style of sparkling wine is the driest
the wine producing areas of austria are all on its _______ border
which country from this list was the first to establish a demarcated appellation region
which french wine region is not on the coast
asti lies in which italian wine region
the medoc is a sub-region of which major coastal french wine region
they make cava in this country
this austrian political district's name literally translates to "the wine quarter"
what does the term "appellation" refer to in france
place of origin of the wine
sangiovese is the main grape of which wine
which spanish term represents the wine with the least aging before release to the public
this is not a class, type, or category of port
special buckets to hold clusters of grapes with noble rot are called puttonyos in hungary
what gives retsina its unique flavor
the preferred grape of tuscany and principle ingredient of chianti is
bardolino wine comes from this italian region
a typical german pinot noir would typically be described as
bright, pale color, acidic, aromas of cherries
this is germany's most southern wine region. it borders on switzerland.
the blend of macabeo, parellada and xarello grape varieties make this wine
which style of german QmP wine is most selective, sweetest, and most desirable?
what is lagar?
a type of wine press
this grape variety was bred in the 1880s. it now occupies about 15% of all german vineyards and is used to make lower quality wines
how many wine regions are there in germany
this is german for the variety also known as lemberger and kekfrankos
this is germany's most northern wine region. it is not on the rhine.
which country requires the most specific information to be stated on their wine labels
on a german wine label, what does gutsabfullung mean
how does the alcohol content of german wine usually differ from its european counterparts?
it is weaker
blaufrankish, lember, and kekfrankos are all
different names in different countries for the same grape
a heuriger in austria is a
in 1986 austrian wine makers were caught adding this to wine as a sweetening agent. the result was the collapse of the austrian wine industry.
on the map of austria regions 14, 15, 16 are collectively known as this
this is the signature white grape variety of austria
while americans call this city vienna (thanks to prohibition), its inhabitants call it this
which port-like wine comes from patras in greece?
as compared to german spatlese wines, auslese wines are
made from grapes which are sweeter
______ is another fairly neutral, but quite old grape variety that was german's most planted until the 1960s...
german style wines traditionally come in what shape of bottle?
tall, no shoulders
what is the definition of the german wine term weingut?
the wine from this region is so highly regarded it is highlighted in the national anthem of hungary
what do the following cities have in common? vienna, austria; bratislava, slovakia; budapest, hungary; belgrade, serbia
on the danube river
the famous tokay aszu wines from hungary are made mainly from this grape variety
in the middle ages, northern europeans (most notably the english) sought out this sweet, strong greek wine
primativo wine comes from this italian region
the red grape nebbiolo is mostly grown in which italian grape regoin
in which of these italian wine regions do they make barolo wine from the nebbiolo grape
hawkes bay is a wine region in which country?
what animals eat large amounts of south african grapes before they can be harvested?
peruvian brandy is named for this river that flows westward out of the andes
the maipo valley is a wine area in which country
the torrontes grape variety was developed/discovered in which country
phylloxera is not found here
the climate of the maipo valley can be classified as
the grape variety known as the mission grape in california and the crillo chica in argentina was brought to those places by
the primary wine regions in the southern (del sur) viticultural area of chile are
itata valley and bio bio
the wine industry of this country is very concerned about sustainability
south of mendoza in patagonia, the wine producing region of ______ is an up-and-coming region for white and sparkling wines
malbec is the signature red grape variety from
in which ocean is new zealand situated
the _________ is a cold northward flowing current that brings cool, moist air inland along much of the chilean coast
this is the largest and most important argentine wine region
argentina was settled by
this red grape, extinct in europe, was discovered growing in chile after genetic testing revealed it was not merlot
the majority of wine produced in argentina is
consumed in argentina
this is the name of the southernmost large island of new zealand
this protects the vineyards of chile from the ravages of pacific storms
the argentine wine region of ________ is located directly north of mendoza
where is the stellenbosch wine region
grape growers in this country do not graft north american rootstocks onto their vinifera vines
cork grows here
what is the primary grape in sherry production
flor is found growing on top of wine in what country
this large south central spanish grape growing region is home to over 100,000 acres of airen. it is very dry here and the grapes are widely dispersed.
lodi is a wine region. but where is it?
how many states produce wine
who was the first to make wine in california
friar junipero serra
what percentage of california wines come from napa and sonoma
less than 10%
new york's finger lakes are known for producing particularly fine
which of the following avas straddles the oregon/washington state border
who is considered to be the modern father of the california wine industry
which of the following statements about avas are correct
they define geographic origins and require that 85% or more of the grapes used to produce the wine are from that geographic origin
what are the two most widely grown white grape varieties in washington state
riesling and chardonnay
which of the following avas is not in california
where are most of the commercial vineyards in oregon located
in the valleys between the coast range and cascade mountains
which of the following is a sub-appellation of the willamette valley
what percentage of wine sales in the us come from california
if a wine label says california what percentage of the grapes were grown in the state
what is the name given to the cataclysmic floods that swept eastern washington at the end of the last ice age
this valley, protected from the sea by oregon's coastal range, is the most productive wine and fruit region of oregon
which of the following grape varieties are the most widely grown in the willamette valley
pinot noir and pinot gris
in what year were the first european vines planted in the us
which of the following mostly oregon avas extends into idaho
snake river valley
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