How Much Do You Know About Wine?

Are you truly knowledgeable about fine wine, or do you really only know where to buy decent two-buck chuck?
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Question 1/12

historicjamestowne.org
A bit of wine history to start this quiz: The world's oldest bottle of wine (dating back to A.D. 325) was found in what country?
Germany
Italy
Switzerland
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Question 2/12

nature.com
One more about wine history: In the Middle Ages, what profession were the greatest and most innovative winemakers of the day?
Merchants
Peddlers
Monks
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Question 3/12

houzz.com
Why is wine traditionally stored on its side?
To keep the cork from drying up, shrinking, or letting in air
To prevent tannins from getting stuck at the bottom of the bottle or cork
To more evenly distribute the air/wine ratio in the container to prevent flavor change
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Question 4/12

wordpress.com
What is the fear of wine called?
Oenophobia
Xenophobia
Beriophobia
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Question 5/12

sheknows.com
Fill in the blank: Darker shades of wine usually come from _____ climates.
cooler
warmer
humid
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Question 6/12

youngisthan.in
What is "Eiswein?"
Cooked wine
Wine made from frozen grapes
Wine-soaked fruit
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Question 7/12

whstatic.com
A standard glass of dry red or white wine contains approximately how many calories?
60
110
230
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Question 8/12

gannett-cdn.com
What is the correct way to hold a wine glass?
By its bowl
By its stem
It does not matter/there is no correct way
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Question 9/12

telegraph.co.uk
True or False: Wine improves with time.
True
False
Most wines actually don't have the potential for aging and are
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Question 10/12

robertrenzonivineyards.com
What type of dinner would Cabernet Sauvignon pair best with?
A big juicy steak
Shrimp & crab linguini
Grilled chicken and artichoke salad
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Question 11/12

winedinewith.us
Which dish would be the perfect pair for a bottle of Pinot Grigio?
Spaghetti & meatballs
Vegetable egg rolls
Shrimp ceviche
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Question 12/12

bigcommerce.com
A dry Rosé will go best with which of the following meals?
Grilled calamari
Meaty lasagna
Four-cheese grilled cheese sandwiches
Result
You must whine a lot about wine - it doesn't seem like you know much about it. Maybe it's time to take a tour through a beautiful vineyard and splurge on a fancy wine tasting so that you can truly start appreciating one of the best things to come off of a vine!

C+, Wine Whiner

hellogiggles.com
Right!
You enjoy wine's flavor and the variety of flavor profiles you can sample, but it seems as if you've just started drinking wine! No matter though, keep sipping away and you'll be an excellent wine connoisseur in no time.

B+, Novice Wine Drinker

shopify.com
Right!
Amazing! From the history of wine and its production, to its various tastes and flavor profiles, you know it all. You are a true wine lover and budding connoisseur.

A+, Wine Connoisseur

cornichon.org
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1
A bit of wine history to start this quiz: The world's oldest bottle of wine (dating back to A.D. 325) was found in what country?
Germany
Italy
Switzerland
2
One more about wine history: In the Middle Ages, what profession were the greatest and most innovative winemakers of the day?
Merchants
Peddlers
Monks
3
Why is wine traditionally stored on its side?
To keep the cork from drying up, shrinking, or letting in air
To prevent tannins from getting stuck at the bottom of the bottle or cork
To more evenly distribute the air/wine ratio in the container to prevent flavor change
4
What is the fear of wine called?
Oenophobia
Xenophobia
Beriophobia
5
Fill in the blank: Darker shades of wine usually come from _____ climates.
cooler
warmer
humid
6
What is "Eiswein?"
Cooked wine
Wine made from frozen grapes
Wine-soaked fruit
7
A standard glass of dry red or white wine contains approximately how many calories?
60
110
230
8
What is the correct way to hold a wine glass?
By its bowl
By its stem
It does not matter/there is no correct way
9
True or False: Wine improves with time.
True
False
Most wines actually don't have the potential for aging and are
10
What type of dinner would Cabernet Sauvignon pair best with?
A big juicy steak
Shrimp & crab linguini
Grilled chicken and artichoke salad
11
Which dish would be the perfect pair for a bottle of Pinot Grigio?
Spaghetti & meatballs
Vegetable egg rolls
Shrimp ceviche
12
A dry Rosé will go best with which of the following meals?
Grilled calamari
Meaty lasagna
Four-cheese grilled cheese sandwiches