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Test your knowledge of all things grape-y.
If you only have a glass or two of wine on special occasions then here's your chance to learn some fascinating facts about the humble grape.

If you're a wine connoisseur this quiz will test your knowledge, and who knows, maybe you'll discover a new favorite varietal.   *Sleepy*

On the other hand, the more you know about wine, the more you know you don't know. You know?
*Geek*  Come get lightly confuzzled with me.

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1. New World:
 Which of these is *not* a New World winemaking region?
       United States        
       South Africa        
2. Wine name:
 What is the name for a wine made in Bordeaux France containing 76% Sauvignon Gris?
       Cabernet Sauvignon        
       Sauvignon Gris        
3. True or False:
 A fining agent like egg or fish bladder is used in many wines to soften astringency from tannins and remove sediment.
4. Terroir:
 What does "terroir" mean?
       Refers to a special terrace for wine tasting.        
       Refers to a particular region & the local growing conditions there.        
       Refers to wine terriers which start whining when grapes are ripe for picking.        
       Refers to the black soil in which wine grapes grow best.        
5. True or False:
 Brandy is wine with most of the water removed.
6. Madeira:
 Where is Madeira wine made?
       In Madeira Spain.        
       On the Portuguese Madeira Islands.        
       On Madeira Island off Italy.        
       Somewhere else.        
7. Holding a wine glass:
 The correct way of holding a wine glass is by the stem, because...
       This way your hand won't raise the temperatue of the wine.        
       It's just traditional.        
       Leaving finger prints on the glass is unrefined.        
       It's a good way to weed out people who can't follow directions.        
8. Sommelier:
 A sommelier is someone who...
       Is usually on staff at an expensive restaurant.        
       Is a wine expert.        
       Advises guests on a choice of wines.        
       Has extensive knowledge about wine and food pairings.        
       All of the above.        
9. True or False:
 Icewine is a dessert wine made from grapes frozen on the vine.
10. True or False:
 A magnum bottle of wine is equivalent to 2.5 standard bottles.
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