Do You Know Enough About Wine To Be A Sommelier?

Think you're a total expert when it comes to wine? Whether it's white or red, wine is a complex and beautiful thing. Do you know enough to be a true sommelier? Could your wine knowledge use a bit of fermenting? Let's begin!
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Which grape is used in red wine?
Syrah
Chardonnay
Pinot Grigio
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What is the second-largest wine producing state in the United States?
Washington
California
New York
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This wine grape is planted more than any other in California:
Pinot Noir
Chardonnay
Albarino
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A guest orders a sweet dessert wine. What do you serve?
Port
Amorone
Muscadet
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What grape varietal is not traditionally grown in Bordeaux?
Merlot
Marsanne
Cab Franc
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What wine region is famous for growing the best Riesling in the world?
Burgandy, France
Mendoza, Argentina
Mosel, Germany
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What soil type should you avoid when planting a vineyard?
Slate
Clay
Fertile dirt
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What is the name for adding sugar to unfermented grape must after the grapes have been harvested?
Chaptalization
Sulfite reduction
Sulfate reduction
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Which of the following is NOT a style of sparkling wine?
Tokaji
Champagne
Prosecco
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What flavor characteristic would you expect in a wine aged in new American oak?
Vanilla
Peppermint
Lavender
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What happens to the color of red wines as they age?
It lightens
It darkens
It stays the same
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What happens to the hue of white wines as they age?
They lighten
They darken
They stay the same
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Unfortunately, you don't quite know enough about wine to consider yourself a true wine buff just yet! Though you may enjoy a glass of red or white, that's all you really know about this complex world. At least you learned something new? Now go have a glass and enjoy your newfound knowledge. jkjkjkj

C+, Wine Novice

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Though you may not be ready for a career in wine, you are certainly a bigger wine buff than most! You have a great depth of knowledge on most types of wine and the grapes used to create them. While you still have a bit to learn, you have a good foundation to keep building upon.

B+, Wine Buff

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You're ready for a career in the wine industry! You know wine the way some people know their own face in the mirror. From grape types to fermenting processes, you truly understand the ins and outs of wine. No wonder everyone always comes to you for a good wine recommendation!

A+, A Total Expert

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1
Which grape is used in red wine?
Syrah
Chardonnay
Pinot Grigio
2
What is the second-largest wine producing state in the United States?
Washington
California
New York
3
This wine grape is planted more than any other in California:
Pinot Noir
Chardonnay
Albarino
4
A guest orders a sweet dessert wine. What do you serve?
Port
Amorone
Muscadet
5
What grape varietal is not traditionally grown in Bordeaux?
Merlot
Marsanne
Cab Franc
6
What wine region is famous for growing the best Riesling in the world?
Burgandy, France
Mendoza, Argentina
Mosel, Germany
7
What soil type should you avoid when planting a vineyard?
Slate
Clay
Fertile dirt
8
What is the name for adding sugar to unfermented grape must after the grapes have been harvested?
Chaptalization
Sulfite reduction
Sulfate reduction
9
Which of the following is NOT a style of sparkling wine?
Tokaji
Champagne
Prosecco
10
What flavor characteristic would you expect in a wine aged in new American oak?
Vanilla
Peppermint
Lavender
11
What happens to the color of red wines as they age?
It lightens
It darkens
It stays the same
12
What happens to the hue of white wines as they age?
They lighten
They darken
They stay the same