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1

Which term replaced Sherry for Australian wines and when was it officially registered?

Apera
2012

2

First vintage of De Bortoli Noble One.

1982

3

Where is Gundagai wine region?

New South Wales, Australia

4

Historic wine region of Victoria, famous for its fortified sweet Topaque and Muscat.

Rutherglen

5

First vintage of Penfolds Grange.

1951 (experimental)
1952 (commercial)

6

Which region of New South Wales is also known as Murrumbidge Irrigation Area or MIA?

Riverina

7

Largest region of Tasmania in terms of production, accounting for around 40%.

Tamar Valley

8

Name the estate that has the largest and oldest single holding of the Marsanne variety in the world.

Tahbilk (Victoria, Australia)

9

First vintage of Yalumba Octavius.

1990

10

Which variety "shines" on the hands of David Traeger, who established his winery in Victoria in 1978?

Verdelho

11

Mornington Peninsula is famous for producing excellent wines from which grape variety?

Pinot Noir

12

Name the 2 producers of Northern Rhone that have invested in Heathcote, Victoria.

Alain Graillot
Chapoutier

13

Jasper Hill is the leading winery of which region?

Heathcote, Victoria

14

Name the subregions of Hunter.

Broke Fordwich
Pokolbin
Upper Hunter Valley

15

Name the Adelaide Hills subregions.

Lenswood
Piccadilly Valley

16

Where is Mount Mary Vineyard located?

Yarra Valley, Victoria

17

Regional grape specialty of Padthaway.

Shiraz

18

Which region of South Australia produces almost 60% of the state's wine?

Riverland

19

Australia's most common Pinot Noir clone.

MV6

20

Name the Penfold's Chardonnay that sources grapes also from Tasmania and when was its first vintage.

Yattarna Bin 144
1995

21

Where are Leewin Estate and Cullen located?

Margaret River, Australia

22

Name the flagship wine of Wynns, and when was its first vintage.

John Riddoch Cabernet Sauvignon
1982

23

Which relatively new GI of New South Wales produces excellent sparkling wines from Pinot Noir and Chardonnay?

Tumbarumba

24

Name the two regional GI's of Queensland.

South Burnett
Granite Belt

25

Name the owner and winemaker of Rockford Wines.

Robert O'Callaghan

26

Which grape is known as Hunter Riesling in some parts of Australia?

Semillon

27

Describe the climate of Coonawarra.

Cool, mediterranean, similar to Bordeaux

28

Chief winemaker of Yalumba.

Louisa Rose

29

First vintage of d'Arenberg Dead Arm.

1994

30

What is stickie?

Australian term for sweet, usually fortified wines - typical examples are the Topaques and Muscats of Rutherglen and Glenrowan