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1

Name the PDO’s of Greece that produce wines from the Xinomavro grape.

Rapsani
Goumenissa
Amyndeon
Naoussa

2

What is the dominant red grape variety of Sitia PDO and Dafnes PDO?

Liatiko

3

Which PDO of Greece is the most recent?

Monemvassia-Malvasia (est. 2010)

4

Name the only Ionian Island that has three PDO’s. Which are the PDO’s and what grapes are allowed.

Cephalonia
Muscat of Cephalonia PDO from 100% Muscat White, Robola of Cephalonia PDO from 100% Robola Mavrodaphne of Cephalonia from 100% Mavrodaphne

5

What is the most common red grape found throughout the Aegean.

Mandilaria

6

When did phylloxera spread to Greece?

1898

7

What are the grape varieties used in Anchialos PDO?

Roditis (minimum 80%)
Savvatiano

8

Which region of Greece is home of Verdea traditional wines? What is the main grape used for its production?

Zakynthos
Skiadopoulo (minimum 50%)

9

Name the coolest PDO zone of Greece.

Amyndeon

10

What is the name of the PDO that is located in Epirus and what is the grape variety used?

Zitsa
Debina

11

Name the only two PDO’s of Greece that allow the use of international grape varieties.

Mesenikola
Slopes of Meliton

12

Which Greek winemaker “saved” the Malagousia grape variety from extinction?

Evangelos Gerovassiliou

13

What is the only Greek PDO to mandate use of a white grape in a red wine? What are the grapes used in this PDO?

Paros
Mandilaria and Monemvassia

14

What are the permitted grape varieties in Mesenikola PDO?

Black of Mesenikola (70%), Carignan and Syrah (maximum 30%)

15

Name the PDO of Greece, which is located on the lower slopes of Mount Olympus.

Rapsani

16

Synonym of the red grape variety Limnio in the island of Lemnos.

Kalabaki

17

Name at least three synonyms of Mandilaria.

Amorgiano
Kontoura
Mavrokontoura
Mandilari

18

Very rare white grape variety found in Lakonia and in Kythira island of Greece. Yiannis Vatistas was one of the first producers to select this vine from a field blend and later planted it in a single vineyard near the sea.

Petroulianos

19

Name the two persons behind the famous Alpha Estate.

Makis Mavridis
Angelos Iatridis

20

Where can you find Vin Jaune or Sherry-like wines in Greece and what is their name?

Zakyntos
Verdea

21

Name the extremely rare red grape variety of Western Greece that is mainly found on the island of Lefkada.

Vertzami

22

Name at least three grape varieties used in the production of Retsina.

Savvatiano
Roditis
Assyrtico
Athiri

23

When was Goumenissa PDO zone been established and what are the grape requirements?

1979
Xinomavro and Negoska (minimum 20%)

24

Synonym of Tourkopoula grape.

Roditis Kokkinos

25

Name the rare white grape variety that is found in Thessaly and Macedonia, that a few producers like Dalamaras, Chryssohoos and Diamantakos showed some interesting wines.

Preknadi (Prekniariko)

26

Minimum ageing requirements for Greek wines.
(Reserve White, Grand Reserve White, Reserve Red, Grand Reserve Red)

Reserve White: Minimum 1 year (6 months in barrel and 3 months in the bottle)

Grand Reserve White: Minimum 2 years (1 year in barrel and 6 months in the bottle)

Reserve Red: Minimum 2 years (1 year in barrel and 6 months in the bottle)

Grand Reserve Red: Minimum 4 years (18 months in barrel and 18 months in the bottle)

27

What are the grape requirements for Rapsani PDO?

Xinomavro, Krassato and Stavroto (equal amounts)

28

Synonym of Stavroto grape.

Ambelakiotiko Mavro

29

Maximum allowed yields of Rapsani PDO (hl/ha).

80 hl/ha

30

What are the altitudes of the Rapsani PDO vineyards?

100m. - 700m.