Quiz: Only a Sommelier Would Know the Meaning of These Wine Terms. Do You?

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Question: 1/18Choose Your Answer:


What does the body of a wine signify?
The smell
The richness of color
The weight of it in your mouth

Question: 2/18Choose Your Answer:


From what wine making region do Burgundy wines hail?
California
France
Spain

Question: 3/18Choose Your Answer:


What does legs describe in terms of wine?
How wine sticks to the inside of a wineglass after drinking or swirling
Grape stems
A wine's bold flavor

Question: 4/18Choose Your Answer:


What does must mean in terms of winemaking?
Crushed grapes about to go or going through fermentation
Leftover pieces of grapes after they've been juiced
Sediment left in the barrel by fermenting wines

Question: 5/18Choose Your Answer:


What does pruning mean?
Grafting hybrids of grapes together for different wine varieties
Trimming back plants from the previous harvest
Removing grape leaves and skins from grapes before juicing

Question: 6/18Choose Your Answer:


What is a wine that is musty described as?
Rotten
Rancid
Corked

Question: 7/18Choose Your Answer:


What's another word for blush?
Brut
Rosé
Malbec

Question: 8/18Choose Your Answer:


What is the main characteristic of a pétillant wine?
It's cheap
It's red
It's sparkling

Question: 9/18Choose Your Answer:


What are you adding to wine in the chaptalization process?
Flavor
Color
Sugar

Question: 10/18Choose Your Answer:


What type of wine does Claret describe?
Chianti
Red Bordeaux
Shiraz

Question: 11/18Choose Your Answer:


What does terroir describe?
Grapes grown in Napa, California
Factors that influence the ultimate character of a wine
A type of wine

Question: 12/18Choose Your Answer:


What does vintage describe?
Grapes grown and harvested in a single specified year
The year a wine was bottled
An old wine that's never been opened

Question: 13/18Choose Your Answer:


What is viticulture?
The culture of drinking alcohol
The science of fermenting wines
The science and business of growing wine grapes

Question: 14/18Choose Your Answer:


What does it mean to rack wine?
Wine is placed into bottles
It's siphoned it from one container to the next
Wine is placed on store shelves

Question: 15/18Choose Your Answer:


What is a Reserve wine?
Higher quality wine
Wine reserved for highest paying buyer
Wine from a specific region in Italy

Question: 16/18Choose Your Answer:


What does a wine's silky characteristic describe?
Fruity flavor
Smoothness
Darkness

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What does a wine's bouquet describe?
How it smells overall
A fruity aftertaste
A hint of flowers

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What does brix measure?
The level of sugar in unfermented grapes
How many barrels of wine will be made after a harvest
The number of grapes used to make a wine
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