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Weekly Wine Quiz: Que Quercus?

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Welcome to the Weekly Wine Quiz, peoples.

Based on feedback from ever-so-vocal-and-intelligent peeps like you, I supply the quiz question each week, but do *not* supply the quiz answer directly in the post. That’s because YOU are supposed to supply the answer in the comments, and then tune back in later today in the comments section for the official answer.

Que Quercus? Oak used in wine barrels generally belongs to the genus Quercus. What is the name of the "True White Oak" used for wine barrels made from American oak?

  • A. Quercus petraea
  • B. Quercus robur
  • C. Quercus alba

Cheers, and good luck!

Weekly Wine Quiz: Some Coffee With That Oak?

Vinted on August 3, 2012 binned in wine quiz

Welcome to the Weekly Wine Quiz, peoples.

Based on feedback from ever-so-vocal-and-intelligent peeps like you, I supply the quiz question each week, but do *not* supply the quiz answer directly in the post. That’s because YOU are supposed to supply the answer in the comments, and then tune back in later today in the comments section for the official answer.

Over the next few weeks, I’ll be focusing on a topic that many wine lovers love to hate, and which many other wine lovers just love: OAK. Why? Because I felt like stirring the pot, okay?

Some Coffee With That Oak?

What volatile compound imparted by oak barrels is responsible for giving a wine aromas of coffee or toasted hazelnuts?

  • A. Furans
  • B. Dimethyl pirazines
  • C. Acetic acid
  • D. Eugenol

Cheers – and good luck!

Weekly Wine Quiz: Pressing Matters

Vinted on July 27, 2012 binned in wine quiz

Welcome to the Weekly Wine Quiz!

Based on feedback from ever-so-vocal-and-intelligent peeps like you, I supply the quiz question each week, but do *not* supply the quiz answer directly in the post – YOU supply the answer in the comments. You can then to tune back in later today in the comments section for the official answer which I provide. Got it? Great, now let’s get crackin’!

As previously reported here, I was recently touring around the Greek island of Crete and so today we will test your knowledge on a bit of European and Cretan wine history…

Pressing Matters

The Greek island of Crete houses Europe’s oldest known throne room. It also is the home of some of the world’s most ancient wine presses, believed to be how many years old?

  • A. 1200
  • B. 3500
  • C. 4000
  • D. 4300

Cheers – and good luck!

Weekly Wine Quiz: Small But Mighty!

Vinted on July 20, 2012 binned in wine quiz

Welcome to the Weekly Wine Quiz!

Based on feedback from ever-so-vocal-and-intelligent peeps like you, I supply the quiz question each week, but do *not* supply the quiz answer directly in the post – YOU supply the answer in the comments. You will then need to tune back in later today in the comments section for the official answer which I provide, usually after I’ve had a glass (or two… or three…) of wine after dinner.

This week, we continue the focus on the Rioja winemaking region (check out the quizzes from previous weeks for more on Rioja), and we’ll see how well you know your Spanish geography…

Small But Mighty!

Which is the smallest of Rioja’s three sub-appellations?

    A. Rioja Alta
    B. Rioja Alavesa
    C. Rioja Baja

Cheers – and god luck!

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