Wine Quiz

  • Mini Quiz Answer and #MWWC13 Theme Announcement

    … will be … wait for it… Serendipity! I have to admit – not being a native English speaker, while I know the word, I often have to reach out for the dictionary if I want to understand the full context of the sentence which contains “Serendipity”. So this theme might still be challenging, but it will force you to look for the happy moments, which…

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  • Weekly Wine Quiz #116: Harvest Time

    … of a good approach there. So for today, as we are in a middle of the harvest (in the northern hemisphere, it is), I thought – why don’t we play around vintages and harvests? Every harvest time is associated with an early assessment of the vintage – how are the grapes? Are they healthy enough? Is there acidity good? Is there good level of sugar…

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  • Weekly Wine Quiz #115: Grape Trivia – Muscat

    …. What is common between all the Muscat grapes is aromatics, the characteristic “musky” aroma. Muscat generally very easily accumulates sugar and has naturally low acidity, thus it doesn’t age for too long on its own – but fortified wines, of course, can live literally forever. And now, to the quiz! Q1: This Italian wine, made out of the Muscat…

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  • [Wednesday's] Meritage – Wine Quiz Answer, High Tech Gadgets, Wine in Numbers and more

    …? Yes we do. And if you happened to have an Android phone or tablet, you will be able to take the guesswork out that “BAC level” estimate, and use a little device called DrinkMate. Plug it into your phone, breathe into it- and an application will tell you exactly what your BAC is. The device is finishing up the Kickstarter campaign (they have already…

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  • Weekly Wine Quiz #114: Grape Trivia – Viura / Macabeo

    … Viura/Macabeo grapes. Source:Wikipedia The Wine Quiz series is not meant to intimidate. The whole idea here is to have fun and learn something new. When answering the questions, it is fully encouraged to use all available sources of information, including Google or any other search engine. There are no embarrassing answers – the most…

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  • Weekly Wine Quiz #113: Grape Trivia – Pinot Blanc

    … Pinot Blanc Grapes. Source: Wikipedia The Wine Quiz series is not meant to intimidate. The whole idea here is to have fun and learn something new. When answering the questions, it is fully encouraged to use all available sources of information, including Google or any other search engine. There are no embarrassing answers – the most…

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  • Weekly Wine Quiz #112: Grape Trivia – Müller-Thurgau

    … Müller-Thurgau Grapes. Source: Wikipedia The Wine Quiz series is not meant to intimidate. The whole idea here is to have fun and learn something new. When answering the questions, it is fully encouraged to use all available sources of information, including Google or any other search engine. There are no embarrassing answers – the most…

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  • Weekly Wine Quiz #111: Grape Trivia – Grüner Veltliner

    … Grüner Veltliner grapes. Source: Wikipedia The Wine Quiz series is not meant to intimidate. The whole idea here is to have fun and learn something new. When answering the questions, it is fully encouraged to use all available sources of information, including Google or any other search engine. There are no embarrassing answers – the most…

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