Wine Quiz

Test your wine knowledge with quiz questions from our expert.

True or False: Australia (along with a few of its various wine regions) is home to some of the Earth's oldest soils.

Where was the first commercial grapevine nursery in the U.S. established?

The U.S. state of Colorado has a history of wine production and grape-growing dating back to the 1800s. Since 1990, the number of wineries in Colorado has increased by a factor of...?

In the 1880s, which U.S. state was producing more than 2,000,000 US gallons of wine per year?

Which U.S. Founding Father once told Washington Judge William Johnson that wines from the Scuppernong grape “would be distinguished on the best tables of Europe for its fine aroma, and chrystalline transparence?”

Soutirage refers to what winemaking process?

Winemakers and grape growers often use sugar ripeness to help determine when grapes are ready to roll for picking and making wine. What scale is used to measure sugar ripeness in the vineyard?

How are rosé wines made?

Red wine grapes are sometimes placed in vats in entire bunches (stalks and all) under a cover of carbon dioxide, eventually bursting and then fermenting the grapes. Do you know what this method of fermentation is called?

Sometimes good wines just go... bad! Meaning, of course, that chemical faults can often ruin an otherwise perfectly good bottle of vino. If a wine smells of rotten eggs, it has been compromised by what compound?