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1

Name the two methods used for the production of Madeira wines.

Canteiro System
Estufagem Process

2

Name the three subregions of Douro (from west to east).

Baixo Corgo
Cima or Alto Corgo
Douro Superior

3

What was the name of Lisboa IGP until quite recently?

Estremadura

4

Which DOP of Lisboa IGP produces exclusively Brandy and what is the name of that Brandy?

Lourinhã
Aguardente

5

Colares DOP is famous for its pre-Phylloxera ungrafted ..................... vines.

Ramisco (planted on chão de areia soil)

6

Which variety of Madeira accounts for 85% - 90% of the island's total wine production?

Tinta Negra (Mole)
[55% of total plantings]

7

How long a Vintage or Frasqueira Madeira must be matured before its release?

20 years in wood and 2 years in the bottle

8

What is the minimum percentage of Baga needed for Bairrada Classico?

50%

9

Wines from Palmela DOP need minimum 66,7 % of which grape variety?

Castelão

10

Where is Maria Gomes used as a synonym for Fernão Pires?

Bairrada

11

Which DOP in Lisboa is known for Aguardente?

Lourinha

12

Which Portuguese Island has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2004?

Pico Island

13

Which sub-region of Douro produces 2/3 of the Douro wines?

Cima Corgo

14

Name the three DOPs of Açores IGP.

Graciosa (still white wines)
Pico (fortified white wines)
Biscoitos (fortified white wines)

15

Most northerly subzone of Alentejo DOC that produces some of the best wines of the region.

Portalegre

16

What type of wine is produced in Setúbal DOP?

Sweet fortified wines predominantly made from Moscatel (Muscat of Alexandria mainly but there is a tiny portion of Moscatel Roxo) grapes

17

Name the DOPs of Peninsula de Setúbal.

Palmela
Setúbal

18

Portuguese name for the Jura red grape Trousseau.

Bastardo

19

What is the name that has been associated with the special fermentation vats (autovinification) designed to extract, without electricity, maximum colour and tannins even in short fermentation periods? The system was devised in Algeria but is now commonly used to make port.

Ducellier

20

Portuguese word meaning "crop" or "harvest" and, by extension, "vintage".

Colheita

21

What are the terraces in Madeira known as?

Poios

22

In which region of Portugal do we come across tiny amounts of Moscatel Roxo?

Setúbal

23

What is enforcado?

Traditional vine training system of Vinho Verde DOP and Minho IGP, nowadays only 10% of vines are grown this way

24

Star white grape of Bucelas DOP that must comprise 75% of the blend.

Arinto (Pedernã)

25

Name the family of port wine shippers whose group of companies include W. J. Graham, Warre, Dow, Quinta do Vesuvio, Smith Woodhouse and Cockburn.

Symingtons

26

Largest and most important producer in Setubal.

José Maria da Fonseca

27

Largest DOP of Lisboa IGP.

Encostas d'Aire

28

Synonym of Periquita.

Castelão

29

Most southern DOP of Lisboa IGP.

Carcavelos

30

Most important white grape variety of Bairrada.

Maria Gomes (Fernão Pires)