Weekly Wine Quiz: Small But Mighty!

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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!





  • Shelley


    • 1WineDude

      Thanks, Shelley!

  • NJ Vinoman

    Definitely, B.

    • 1WineDude

      Thanks, NJ!

  • 1WineDude

    And the official wine quiz answer is…

    B. Rioja Alavesa

    With about 32,000 acres of vineyards, Rioja Alavesa sits north of the Ebro river and is the smallest of Rioja's three sub-regions. It might be small, but it houses some of Rioja's most notable producers, including Bodegas Valdemar, Viñedos de Páganos and Marqués de Riscal.

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