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Wines of the World - Exam 3 Study Guide
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Which grape variety did Argentina use to create its national identity?
If a grape variety appears on an Argentinian wine label, the wine must contain ____ of that variety.
More than 70% of Argentina's 500,000 acres of vineyard lies in which area?
The first grapes were planted in Argentina in 1944, making it a relatively new wine producing country.
Argentina ranks ___ in terms of worldwide wine prodcution.
According to the video, what is Argentina's most planted white grape?
Which country produces the most fair trade wines in the world?
Chile is the only country in the world to produce which Bordeaux red variety as a varietal wine?
What is Chile's most widely grown red grape variety, responsible for 32% of the country's total grape acreage?
Which region of France heavily influenced Chile's wine industry?
According to the author of our textbook, the world's best Chenin Blancs come from either the Loire Valley in France or from
Which is the most historically important wine-making region in South Africa?
Which grape variety was created in South Africa by crossing Pinot Noir and Cinsault?
Under South Africa's WO regulations, if a district, region or ward appears on a wine label, what percentage of the grapes must come from that place?
New Zealand's main red grape variety is...
Most New Zealand wines are sealed with screw caps
Which New Zealand wine region produces 90% of the country's Sauvignon Blanc?
New Zealand has traditionally been a red wine producing country
Which country touts itself as the "the Sauvignon Blanc capital of the world"?
The most southerly grapes harvested in the world come from which country
Which Australian brand is the number one imported wine in the USA?
One of Australia's greatest wines is...
Australia has almost 2,500 wineries
More than half of Australia's wine are produced in which state?
What is Australia's most planted red grape variety?
Roughly when did winemaking begin in Greece?
What gives Retsina from Greece its distinctive flavor?
For how many years has the country of Georgia been making wine?
"Orange" wines are...
white wines fermented and aged on the grape skins
In Georgia (the country) wine making traditions were passed along through the centuries by
Georgian wines are made in vessels called
Blanc de Blanc sparkling wine is made from which grape?
Blanc de Noir sparkling wine is made from which grape?
Using the Methode Champenoise, after the blending process a Liqueur de Tirage, which will begin the wine's second fermentation, is added before the wine is bottled. What are the two components of Liqueur de Tirage?
Sugar and Yeast
The correct way to open a bottle of sparkling wine is to shake it vigorously so that the cork may be easily removed.
All sparkling wine may be called Champagne.
Champagne is always made from a single vintage.
To make sparkling wine, one must start by making a still (non-sparkling) wine.
What are the three permitted grape varieties in Champagne?
Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier
What is the sweetest Prosecco called?
Match the sparkling wine with its country of origin:
What is the mane of the newest premium Spanish sparkling wine category?
Match the dessert/fortified wine with the country:
Tokaji Aszu: Hungary
Ice Wine: Canada
Constantia: South Africa
Botritis Cinerea is a type of...
What is added to wine when it is fortified?
Neutral grape brandy
Sauternes wines are always sweet.
According to the video, the micro climate of Sauterne is heavily influence by ____ that leads to the formation of noble rot.
Sauterne wine can potentially be aged for 100 years.
This delicacy paired with Sauterne wine is a match made in heaven! (as per the video)
To make ice wine, the grapes must freeze on the vine before being picked.
Most ice wines are inexpensive and sold in 750 ml bottles.
For how long does vintage Port age in wooden barrels?
More than 90% of Ports are Vintage Port.
Sherry is usually aged in what type of oak casks?
As per the video, Sherry can only be enjoyed with dessert.
Alcohol distribution in the United States is controlled by the federal government.
From who would a restaurant purchase their wine?
The alcohol distribution system in the United States has how many tiers?
Retailers typically markup their wine by this percentage.
Restaurants typically markup their alcohol by 300%. To calculate a 300% markup, take the wholesale cost and multiply it by...
Typically, a wine would be priced at $39.99 on a wine list rather than $40.
All wines on a wine list should be offered both by the bottle and by the glass.
Within each wine category (type) on a wine list, the order of the wines is unimportant.
The usual order of wines on a restaurant wine list is:
Sparkling, Rose, White, Red, Dessert
The average price of a bottle of wine on a restaurant wine list should be roughly the same as
the average check
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