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Wine Facts Quiz

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1

What vessels did the Greeks and Romans use to store wine?

  • Wooden barrels
  • Earthenware amphoras
  • Glass bottles

2

Which pest threatened to destroy the whole of the European vineyard at the end of the nineteenth century?

  • Leaf Hopper
  • Leafroll virus
  • Phylloxera

3

Where is cava produced?

  • France
  • Italy
  • Spain

4

Who won the International Wine Challenge Personality Award in September 2009?

  • Gary Rhodes
  • Oz Clarke and James May
  • Jilly Goolden

5

Which scientist suggested that heating wine would prevent it souring with age?

  • Louis Pasteur
  • Von Leeuwenhoek
  • Wilhelm Kuhne

6

Which of these cocktails contains champagne?

  • Kir Royale
  • Between the Sheets
  • Sidecar

7

What colour is most English wine?

  • Red
  • White
  • Rose

8

Where is the wine-making area of Stellenbosch located?

  • California
  • Chile
  • South Africa

9

What is the other name for the grape known as Shiraz in Australia?

  • Tempranillo
  • Syrah
  • Zinfandel

 

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