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  1. The red grape Cabernet Sauvignon is a cross from what 2 grapes?red grape Pinot Noir

          

  2. What white grape is made into sweet wines, but also makes excellent dry, has powerful aromas and not uncommon to be fortified?white grape Sauvignon Blanc

          

  3. What red grape is inky, dark-flavored, tannic and can be made into dry, full bodied Rose?red grape Tempranillo

          

  4. What color are the 3 grapes Assyriko, Moschofilero and Rhoditis which are common in Greece?white

          

  5. What color of grape is Furmint which is common in Hungary?white

          

  6. What red grape ripens in cool climate?red grape Merlot

          

  7. What white grape is considered the most versatile?white grape Chenin Blanc

          

  8. What is the 3rd grape of Burgundy?white grape Aligote

          

  9. Name the 5 commonly grown grapes that produce wines that change the most in character based on terroir?

    Hint: The 4 international grapes and Malbec
    1. red grape Cabernet Sauvignon
    2. white grape Saviginon Blanc
    3. white grape Chardonnay
    4. red grape Merlot
    5. red grape Malbec

          

  10. What neutral white grape is used to make Brandy and Cognac?white grape Ugni Blanc

          

  11. What grape variety is a mutation of the white grape Pinot Gris?white grape Pinot Blanc

          

  12. What grape is called Steen in South Africa?white grape Chenin Blanc

          

  13. Name 3 mutations of the white grape Muscat?1. white grape Muscat Blanc a Petit Grains
    2. white grape Muscat of Alexander
    3. white grape Muscat Ottonel

          

  14. When considering wines what does green mean?red grape Cabernet Sauvignon

          

  15. What color of grape are Nouriga Franca and Touriga National which are common in Portugal?white

          

  16. What does White Meritage mean?blending of 2 Bordeaux white grapes

          

  17. What red grape has a complex flavor over time, high tannin, late blooming, and blended with Shiraz in Australia?red grape Cabernet Sauvignon

          

  18. What grape was created by the crossing of the red gaped named Blaufrankisch and the red grape named St. Laurent?red grape Zweigelt

          

  19. In Austria and Germany, the Pinot Blanc grape is called?Weissburgunder

          

  20. What grape is the state signature of the of Virginia?

    Hint: Begins with a V
    white grape Viogner

          

  21. What color of grape is Muller-Thurgau which is common in Germany?white

          

  22. What is the red Durif grape called in the United States?white grape Aligote

          

  23. What does autochthonous mean?indigenous or native

          

  24. What color of grape is Roussanne which is common in France?white

          

  25. What white grape has 3 different names in 3 different areas of Portugal and where are they named?white grape Muscat

          

  26. What color of grape is Negroamaro which is common in Italy?red

          

  27. What red grape ripens early in Bordeaux?red grape Merlot

          

  28. What is the white grape named Welschriesling called in Croatia?Grasevinia

          

  29. What white grape is usually made into vins doux natural in southern France?white grape Sauvignon Blanc

          

  30. What color of grape is Gamay?white grape Aligote

          

  31. List 7 other names for the red grape Tempranillo grape and where are they used?1. Tinta del Toro - Toro
    2. Tinta del Pais - Ribera del Duero and Cigales
    3. Ull de Lebre - Catalonia
    4. Cencibel - La Mancha and Valdepenas
    5. Aragonez - Portugal
    6. Tinta Roriz - Douro Valley in Portugal
    7. Valdepenas - United States

          

  32. What is the scientific name for the European grape used to make most wines in the world that was first developed in the Caucasus?1. Brunello
    2. Prugnolo Gentile
    3. Morellino

          

  33. Pinot Grigio is called by 2 different names in Germany, what are they?Petite Sirah

          

  34. What red grape is the closest to Primitivo?red grape Cabernet Sauvignon

          

  35. What red grape is a cross between 2 red grapes named Blaufrankisch and St. Laurent?red grape Zweigelt

          

  36. What red grape can be made into a wine that oxidizes quickly having a salmon or orange tinge?red grape Grenache

          

  37. What is a variety when referring to grapes?when 2 subspecies combine to make an offspring

          

  38. What color is Albarino, Godello, Macabeo, Palomino, Parellada, Pedro Ximenez, Verdejo and Xarel-lo which are common in Spain?white

          

  39. What is a crossing referring to grape propagation?white grape Aligote

          

  40. What grape is legally recognized as a synonym in EU, but a different variety in the US?white grape Pinot Blanc

          

  41. What red grape is blended with Cabernet Sauvignon in Australia?red grape Shirah

          

  42. What color of grape is Marsanne which is common in France?white

          

  43. What color of grape is Blaufrankisch which is common in Germany?red

          

  44. What color is Chasselas which is common in Switzerland?red

          

  45. What color is Alvarinho, Arinto, Fernao Pires and Loureiro which are common grapes in Portugal?white

          

  46. Name the 3 red grapes in G-S-M?1. red grape Gernache
    2. red grape Syrah
    3. red grape Mouvedre

          

  47. What white grape, if aged, is best aged in old Oak?red grape Cabernet Sauvignon

          

  48. What red grape is used in blending of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot in Bordeaux?red grape Shirah

          

  49. What color of grape is Dornfelder which is common in Germany?red

          

  50. What color of grape is Torrontes?red grape Cabernet Sauvignon

          

  51. What color of grape is Silvaner which is common in Germany?white

          

  52. What color of grape is Pinot Meunier?red

          

  53. Name the white grape from the upper Rhone River, which is rich and viscous?Viogner

          

  54. What color of grape is Montepulciano which is common in Italy?red

          

  55. What is the white Viura grape called in Spain?white grape Macabeo

          

  56. What grape variety is a mutation of the red grape Pinot Noir?red grape Spatburgunder

          

  57. What white grape is an ancient grape and is in nearly every region of the world?white grape Sauvignon Blanc

          

  58. What is the red grape Trebbanio grape called in France?Ugni Blanc

          

  59. In Italy was is the name for the following grapes:
    1. Pinot Noir
    2. Pinot Gris
    3. Gewurtztraminer
    1. red grape Spatburguner
    2. white grape Gauer Burgunder
    3. white grape Weissburgunder
    4. red grape Schwarzriesling

          

  60. What common indigenous grape of Italy that does NOT grow around the Montepulciano village in Italy?Montepulciano grape

          

  61. What red grape in Bordeaux is less intense, less tannic and less alcohol?white grape Sauvignon Blanc

          

  62. What is the German word for Pinot Noir?white grape Weissburgunder

          

  63. What white grape is most aromatic with perfume of flowers and spice, first recorded in Italian Alps and is now popular in Alsace?white grape Gewurztraminer

          

  64. What is the grape variety has the most vines planted in the world?Chasselas

          

  65. What is a clone when referring to grapes?A grape vine plant that is genetically identical to another grape vine plant.

          

  66. What white grape variety is easy to grow, benefits with interaction with wood, rarely made sweet, improves with age?white grape Chardonnay

          

  67. What is the white grape named Fendant called in Switzerland?Grasevinia

          

  68. What white grape is used to make sparkling wine in Moscato d'Asti of northwestern Italy?Muscat

          

  69. What is a hybrid?white

          

  70. In order, What are the German terms the for the following grapes:
    1. Pinot Noir
    2. Pinot Gris
    3. Pinot Blanc
    4. Pinot Meunier
    1. red grape Spatburguner
    2. white grape Gauer Burgunder
    3. white grape Weissburgunder
    4. red grape Schwarzriesling

          

  71. Pinotage is a cross from what 2 grapes?1. red grape Pinot Noir
    2. red grape Cinsault

          

  72. What color is Agiorgitiko, Mavrodaphne, and Xinomavro grapes which are common in Greece?red

          

  73. What color are Carignan, Cinsaut, and Mourvedre which are common in France?red

          

  74. What is the term for a plant developing different characteristics?white grape Weissburgunder

          

  75. Name 3 different hybrids between Vitis vinifera and Vitis labrusca1. white grape Seyval Blanc
    2. white grape Vidal Blanc
    3. red grape Baco Noir

          

  76. Which grape is mistaken for Carmenere?red grape Cabernet Sauvignon

          

  77. What grape is blended with Mazuelo and other reds in Rioja, Spainred grape Tempranillo

          

  78. What color of grape is Nero d'Avola which is common in Sicily?white

          

  79. What white grape variety is adaptable to climate and can be made into still or sparkling, dry to sweet and is high acid in cool climate?white grape Chenin Blanc

          

  80. What white grape can have a intense floral aroma, petrol scent, makes dessert wines from late-harvest botrytis and is naturally high acid?white grape Chardonnay

          

  81. The 4 most common grapes that are considered International grapes originated from which country?France

          

  82. What 2 grapes are planted in almost every wine growing region of the world?1. red grape Cabernet Sauvignon
    2. white grape Muscat

          

  83. What are 2 other names for red grape Melon de Bougogne?1. Muscadet
    2. Mucadelle

          

  84. What is the white grape names Chasselas called in Hungary?Grasevinia

          

  85. What color of grape is Gruner Veltliner which is common in Austria?white

          

  86. What is the German word for Pinot Blanc?red

          

  87. What is the scientific name for the North American native grape that is the second most common grape used to make wine in the world?Vitis vinifera

          

  88. What red grape is most respected?white

          

  89. Name the 2 white grapes from Portugal which has different names in Rias Baixas, Spain?Fendant

          

  90. What white grape variety is less acid, high alcohol, tropical fruit flavors in warmer areas and crisp acid, light to medium body citrus flavors, green fruit aroma in cooler areas?white grape Pinot Gris

          

  91. What color is Aglianico, Barbera, Corvina and Dolcetto grapes which are common in Italy?white

          

  92. Name 3 grapes which originated from the red grape name Crljenak Kastenlanski?1. Primitivo in Italy
    2. Zinfandel in US
    3. Plavac Mali in Croatia

          

  93. What are 2 other names for the red Mourvedre grape and where are they used?1. Tinta del Toro - Toro
    2. Tinta del Pais - Ribera del Duero and Cigales
    3. Ull de Lebre - Catalonia
    4. Cencibel - La Mancha and Valdepenas
    5. Aragonez - Portugal
    6. Tinta Roriz - Douro Valley in Portugal
    7. Valdepenas - United States

          

  94. What color of grape is Tannat which is common in Uruguay?white

          

  95. What are 2 other names for the red grape Nebbiolo grape?1. Monastrell - Spain
    2. Mataro - United States

          

  96. What color of grape is Blauer Portugieser which is common in Germany?red

          

  97. Name 2 red grapes which originated from Bordeaux that are considered International grapes?1. Cabernet Sauvignon
    2. Merlot

          

  98. What are 3 other names for the red grape Sangiovese grape?1. Brunello
    2. Prugnolo Gentile
    3. Morellino

          

  99. What white grape is used to make fortified wines in Rutherglen?white grape Sauvignon Blanc

          

  100. Name a red grape and a white grape which originated from Burgundy that are considered International grapes?white grape Ugni Blanc

          

  101. What does the phrase "Sauvignon Blanc with fume Blanc" mean?white grape Sauvignon Blanc with oak influence

          

  102. What white grape is low acid, a blending partner with Chardonnay in Australia and with Sauvignon Blanc in Bordeaux?white

          

  103. What color is Cortese, Garganega, Glera, Verdicchio, Vermentino, Vernaccia which are common grapes in Italy?white

          

  104. What red grape is blended with Mourvedre in Australia?red grape Shirah

          

  105. Name the North American insect that nearly wipe out all of the European grape species that is used to make wine?Viogner

          

  106. What is the red grape name Blaufrankisch called in Croatia?Frankovka

          

  107. What grape is a cross between red grape Syrah and red grape Peloursin?red grape Durif

          

  108. What does Red Meritage mean?blending of 2 Bordeaux red grapes