Weekly Wine Quiz: Que Es Quefort?

Vinted on February 17, 2012 binned in wine quiz

Welcome to the next installment of the Weekly Wine Quiz!

Based on feedback from ever-so-vocal-and-intelligent YOU, I will not be supplying the answer directly in the post – you will need to tune back in later in the comments section for the answer. So you can put your answer in the comments for potential bragging rights later (not that you’d gloat… too much… right?).  Anyway… here ’tis!

Que es Quefort?

Continuing our focus on cepage aliases, which white wine grape is less commonly known as Quefort and as Steen?

Cheers – and good luck!





  • masi3v

    A. Chenin Blanc is known as Steen in S. Africa.

    • 1WineDude


  • 1WineDude

    Not much response here or via twitter & fb, but ALL of those who did chime in were correct!

    Answer: A. Chenin Blanc

    Chenin Blanc, the principal grape of Vouvray in France's Loire Valley, has a plethora of alternative names, and is widely referred to as Steen in South Africa. Most of its other synonyms (Quefort, Pineau de la Loire, Plant de Breze, Blanc de Anjou…) are used almost exclusively within France itself.


  • Susan B

    Chenin blanc

    • 1WineDude

      Susan – bingo! :)

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