Wine Trivia

Sunday, October 3, 2010

I'm in the mood for a little wine trivia as hopefully I'll be making my way back to Napa Valley next years.  Let's see how well you do.  I'll post the answers on Thursday nite.

:) Carol

1) What are Allier, Limousin, Nevers, Tronçais and Vosges?

2) How many states in the United States have at least one winery?

3) On average, how many pounds of grapes does it take to make a bottle of wine?

4) What grape variety is Oregon most known for?

5) Named for a famous Italian painter, what is the cocktail made with sparkling wine and white peaches?

6) What is the “Butler’s Friend”?
7) What are the descending tears of wine seen on the inside of a glass after it has been swirled?

8) What is the ‘punt’?


Carol Stephenson said...

1) They are the French forests that provide much of the oak used in the production of wine barrels.
2) 50. Every state has at least one winery.
3) It takes about 2.8 pounds to make one 750 ml bottle of wine.
4) Pinot Noir.
5) The Bellini.