Romans::Bacchus as Egyptians:: ?

1. Osiris. 2. Horus 3. Anut 4. Onus


The first commercial U.S. winery, established in 1823

1. Missouri. 2. Florida 3. Ohio 4. California


Grapes were first planted in California in 1769 at

1. Mission San Diego 2. Mission San Dimas 3. Mission Santa Clara 4. Mission Santa Cruz

The descending tears of wine seen on the inside of a glass after it has been swirled are called: ?.

Dom Perignon invented

1. Champagne bottle 2. Champagne cork 3. Champagne fermentation 4. Champagne price


During prohibition, an interesting product called the 'Grape Brick' was sold to thousands of wine-parched households across America. Attached to the 'brick' of dried and pressed winegrape concentrate was a packet of yeast, and the stern warning, "Do not add yeast or fermentation will result."
A search on Google for "grape brick" returned four different web pages with the identical paragraph, and no other real hit. Is this a true story or an urban legend?


Who built Napa Valleyís first new winery after Prohibition?

1.F. Ford Copolla 2. Robert Mondavi 3. Ernest Gallo 4. James T Rutherford


Prior to the civil war, ___ was considered America's most important wine producing state.

1. California 2. Alabama 3. Ohio 4. Virginia

True or False: Merlot is more heavily planted in the Bordeaux region than Cabernet Sauvignon.

True or False: According to scientist Bill Lembeck there are approximately 49 million bubbles in a bottle of Champagne.

 

What do Alcohol, Algebra and Al Jazeera have in common?

 

The champage glass is said to be modeled after what body part?

 

The Bag in box was first developed in 1967 by Thomas Angove in Australia.

 

The dye used to stamp the grade on meat is edible. It's made from grape skins

 

In ancient Babylon, the bride's father would supply his son-in-law with all the mead (fermented honey beverage) he could drink for a month after the wedding. Because their calendar was lunar or moon-based, this period of free mead was called the "honey month," or what we now call the "honeymoon."

 

What is special about the following sentence?

"Pack my box with five dozen liquor jugs."

 

Headaches are sometimes associated with drinking red wine. This is caused by

0. Sulfates 1. Histamines 2. Alcohol 3. Tannins 4. Tartartic Acid

The type of grape from which all classic wines are produced is

1. Vitis vinifera

Where is this from?

"You gotta help me. These two guys work me night and day. They don't feed me. They make me sleep on the floor. They put anti-freeze in the wine, and they gave my red hat to the donkey"

 

Spell Cabernet Sauvignon backwards, except replace each vowel with an "a" and each consonant with "cabernet"

 

Translate the English word "wine" into 4 other languages of your choice. Bonus if you donít use French, Italian or German.

A glass of chardonnay has the same number of calories as:
a. A glazed doughnut-about 320
b. A red-skinned apple-about 80
c. One cup of two percent milk-about 120

 

Chardonnay from Santa Barbara County has distinct flavors and aromas of:
a. Violets and blackberries
b. Pineapple and tropical fruit
c. Strawberries and chocolate

 

Phylloxera is a type of

1. Fungus 2. Louse 3. Bacteria 4. Virus

 

Spell phylloxera

 

What does WINE mean to a linux geek?

 

Define as many of the following B words as you can

Brett

Brix

Barrique

Bentonite

 

What raw product does this table represent?

Country

Production
Tons(000)

% of World's
Production

Portugal

175

52%

Spain

110

32%

Italy

20

6%

France

5

1%

Morocco

15

4%

Algeria

6

2%

Tunisia

9

3%

 

What company owns Beringerís?

1. Anheiser Busch 2 . Phillip Morris & Co 3. Corona SA 4. Foster's

Spell gewurztraminer backwards, replacing all the vowels with "gewurz" and the consonants with "traminer".

 

What invention was invented in 1967 by Thomas Angove in Australia.

1. Cork puller 2. Box wine 3. White Zinfandel 4.

 

Grape skins are used for

1. stamping the grade on meat

2. coloring purple flavored Jolly Ranchers

3. making fruit roll ups

4. temporary tattoos

 

In ancient Babylon, the bride's father would supply his son-in-law with all the mead (fermented honey beverage) he could drink for a month after the wedding. Where am I going with this?

 

Which of the following Califonian wineries is not in the top three?

1. Gallo, 2. Robert Mondavi 3. Kendall Jackson. 4. Beringers