Wine Quiz

Test your wine knowledge with quiz questions from our expert.

What volatile compound imparted by oak barrels is responsible for giving a wine aromas of coffee or toasted hazelnuts?

Oak used in wine barrels generally belongs to the genus Quercus. What is the name of the "True White Oak" used for wine barrels made from American oak?

The Greek island of Crete houses Europe's oldest known throne room. It also is the home of some of the world's most ancient wine presses, believed to be how many years old?

Which is the smallest of Rioja's three sub-appellations?

How Did Spain's Rioja region get its name?

Rioja experienced a boost as a winemaking region when growers from what country came to Navarra in the 1870s?

Which city in Spain's Rioja winemaking region is famous for its annual ritual in which attendees douse each other with wine?

What Australian wine region was discovered in the early 1970s, after research by Professor Harold Olmo and Dr. John Gladstones identified it as a potentially great grape growing region?

How many hours of sunshine does the Australian winemaking region of Clare Valley typically see from October to April?

True or False: Australia is home to what may be the oldest continuously producing Cabernet Sauvignon plantings on the planet.