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1

Hungary's warmest wine region.

Pecs

2

In which regions of Hungary do they produce "Bull's Blood" wine?

Eger
Szekszárd

3

What is Palinka?

Traditional fruit brandy of Central Europe with origins from Hungary

4

Rare style of wine made by refermenting new wine or must poured on Tokaji Aszu lees.

Maslas

5

Which region of Hungary borders Slovenia?

Zala

6

Hungarian synonym of Muscat Blanc A Petits Grains.

Sárgamuskotály

7

Name the red clayey soil which is widely found in Tokaji.

Nyirok

8

Who owns Tokaj's Disznoko?

AXA

9

Hungarian cross of Leanyka and Harslevelu.

Zefir

10

Who owns Oremus?

Vega Sicilia

11

Who founded the Royal Tokaji Co?

Hugh Johnson with investors in 1990

12

What is Esszencia?

Syrupy, free-run juice that is allowed to settle out of the Aszú must and is vinified separately

Sometimes takes decades to reach 4-6% ABV and can have upwards of 800 gr/lt RS

13

What container is used to collect Aszu grapes?

Puttony (can hold 20 kg)

14

What is a gönci?

Hungarian oak cask of 136 lt

15

Synonym of Kékfrankos.

Blaufränkisch

16

Authorised grapes for Tokaji production.

Furmint
Hárslevelű
Sárgamuskotály (Muscat Lunel)
Zéta (previously called Oremus - a cross of Furmint and Bouvier grapes)
Kabar (a cross of Hárslevelű and Bouvier grapes)
Kövérszőlő (also known as "Grasa de Cotnari“ or "Resertraube“)

17

Synonym of Oremus grape in Tokaji.

Zéta

18

Name the three major geographic zones of wine production of Hungary.

Northern Massif
Transdanubia
Great Plain

19

What does "Bikavér" indicate on a label?

A blend of at least 4 varieties, incorporating Kékfrankos, plus other Hungarian and international varieties

20

Synonym of Kekoporto.

Blauer Portugieser

21

Which Hungarian region runs contiguous with Austria's Burgenland?

Sopron

22

How many villages are classified for Tokaji?

28

23

Name the two Great First Growths of Tokaji.

Szarvas
Mézes Mály

24

Meaning of Késői szüretelésű bor in a Hungarian wine label.

Late harvest wine

25

Classifications of Aszu Tokaji sweetness levels.

(3 Puttonyos: min 60 gr/lt and 4 Puttonyos: min 90 gr/lt are no longer used)

5 Puttonyos and 6 Puttonyos are used today that range from 150 gr/lt to 200 gr/lt

(Aszuessencia (7-9 Puttonyos): min 180 gr/lt
Naturessencia: min 450 gr/lt)

26

What is the Hungarian word for "sweet"?

Edes

27

What is the Hungarian word for "dry"?

Száraz

28

Synonym of Olaszrizling.

Welschriesling

29

Synonym of Naturesszencia.

Esszencia

30

Hungary's largest wine region.

Kunsag (located in the Great Plain)