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How well do you know your wine?.. asks Vidhi Bhargava.

india Updated: Apr 14, 2009 17:42 IST
Vidhi Bhargava
Vidhi Bhargava
Hindustan Times

1. Blanc or Bianco refers to which wine?
a. Sweet wine
b. White wine
c. Matured wine

2. What gives the red wine its colour?
a. Skin of red grape
b. Red grapes
c. Artificial colour

3. What does sec refer to, in terms of wine?
a. Effervesence (bubbles)
b. Dryness
c. Aroma

4. What do thick legs or tears of a wine refer to?
a. Viscosity
b. Quality
c. Alcohol content

5. What is the colour of the wine made with Pinot Noir grapes?
a. Pink
b. White
c. Red

6. Which of these is a variety of white wine?
a. Chardonnay
b. Cabernet Sauvignon
c. Sangiovese

7. Where is the Chianti region situated?
a. France
b. Italy
c. Spain

8. Beaujolais Noveau is..
a. A white wine from the Champagne region in France
b. A red wine that is matured for 15 years before consumption
c. An immature red wine released for sale on the third Thursday of November each year

9. Which was the first vineyard in India?
a. Sula
b. Chateau Indage
c. Grover’s

10. Where is Bordeaux?
a. Napa Valley, California
b. France
c. South Africa

11. Which of these countries doesn’t produce Old World wines?
a. Germany
b. Austria
c. South Africa

12. Which of these countries doesn’t produce New World wines?
a. California
b. Italy
c. Chile

13. What is Reserva wine?
a. A wine that has been aged before being sold
b. A young wine reserved for immediate consumption
c. A wine reserved for consumption only within the country

14. What is the characterstic flavour of German wines?
a. Sweet
b. Sour
c. Bubbly

15. What is pink wine called?
a. Champagne
b. Pinky
c. Rose

First Published: Apr 14, 2009 17:39 IST