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1

Name the subzones of Valtellina Superiore DOCG.

Inferno
Grumello
Sassella
Valgella
Maroggia

2

Minimum ageing for Barolo DOCG and Barbaresco DOCG.

Barolo:
Rosso - 38 months (18 months in barrel)
Riserva - 62 months (18 months in barrel)
Barbaresco:
Rosso - 26 months (9 months in barrel)
Riserva - 50 months (9 months in barrel)

3

Name the four DOCG's of Campania.

Fiano di Avellino
Greco di Tufo
Taurasi
Aglianico del Taburno

4

Name the two main soil types found in Chianti Classico.

Albarese
Galestro

5

Name the subzones of Amarone della Valpolicela DOCG.

Classico
Valpantena
(Est)

6

Name the DOCG's for Prosecco.

Asolo
Valdobbiadene
Conegliano

7

Name the first DOCG of Sardinia.

Vermentino di Gallura

8

Name the subzones of Soave DOC.

Classico
Colli Scaligieri

9

First bottled and marketed vintage of Sassicaia.

1968

10

First vintage of Masseto.

1987 (but was released in 1986 as simply Merlot)

11

What variety is used for Nizza DOCG?

Barbera

12

Main red grape variety used in Ciro DOC.

Gaglioppo

13

Grecanico Dorato is a white grape variety grown in Sicily and DNA profiling showed that it is the ...

Garganega (Veneto)

14

Grape varieties allowed on Ghemme DOCG.

Nebbiolo (mnm 85%)
Uva Rara and Vespolina (max 15%)

15

Ageing requirements for Brunello di Montalcino DOCG.

Rosso - 4 years (2 years in barrel)
Riserva - 5 years (2 years in barrel and 6 months in bottle)

16

When was Amarone della Valpolicella became a DOCG?

2010

17

Ageing requirements for Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG.

Rosso - 2 years
Riserva - 4 years

18

Parents of Grillo.

Catarrato and Muscat of Alexandria

19

What is Monica?

Red grape variety found in Sardegna

20

Name the best communes of Barolo DOCG.

Serralunga d' Alba
Monforte d' Alba
Castiglione Falletto
La Morra

21

Name the three communes of Barbaresco DOCG.

Barbaresco
Neive
Treiso

22

Name a few top vineyards of Barolo DOCG.

Cannubi
Brunate
Cerequio
Monprivato
Parafada
Parussi

23

Grape varieties allowed in Conero DOCG.

Montepulciano (mnm 85%)
Sangiovese (max 15%)

24

Grape varieties allowed in the production of Oltrepo Pavese Metodo Classico DOCG.

Pinot Nero (70% mnm)
Chardonnay
Pinot Bianco
Pinot Grigio

25

Umbrian name for Trebbiano Toscano.

Procanico

26

Synonym of Nebbiolo in Valtellina.

Chiavennasca

27

Lacrima Christi is produced in what DOC? What province is this located in?

Vesuvio DOC
Campania

28

Who is responsible for making the first Marsala? When and where?

John Woodhouse
1773
Sicily

29

If Valtellina Superiore wines are bottled in the neighbouring territory of Switzerland what is the label term used?

Stagafassli

30

What does "Sori" mean in northern Italy?

Prized vineyards with southern exposure