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31

In France it is known as Ugni Blanc, in Italy as Trebbiano Toscano. What is its rare Portuguese name?

Talia (Thalia)

32

Madeira wines can be produced in Madeira island and which other?

Porto Santo

33

Minimum time required for the estufagem process to be completed.

90 days

34

What is the name of the low trellises found in Madeira?

Latadas

35

Portuguese for bottled.

Engarrafado

36

What is Camara de Lobos (or Cama de Lobos)?

Term occasionally found on bottles of ancient Madeira, and refers to a wine district west of the capital Funchal which was associated with noble vine varieties and fine wine

37

Portugal's largest wine producer, whose success is founded on Mateus Rose. They own Ferreira, Sandeman, Offley, Ferreira Barca Velha and several foreign estates like Bodegas LAN.

Sogrape (Guedes Family)

38

Dão synonym for Malvasia Fina.

Assario

39

First region of Portugal to be demarcated for sparkling wines, in 1989.

Távora-Varosa

40

Name the permitted white grape varieties of Vinho Verde DOP.

Alvarinho
Loureiro
Trajadura
Arinto (Pederña)
Avesso
Azal
Batoca

41

Traditional red grape varieties of Dão DOP.

Jaen
Touriga Nacional
Tinta Roriz (Aragonez)
Alfrocheiro

42

Which Malvasia is known by the name Bual (Boal) in Madeira?

Malvasia Fina

43

Since when Vinho Verde DOP extends to sparkling wine and by which method are they made?

1999
Traditional Method (9 months bottle age)

44

Which grape variety is used for the production of white wines in Colares?

Malvasia

45

Sugar readings in a Bual, range between .... and .... *Beaume.

2,5 / 3,5

46

Sugar readings in a Malmsey, range between .... and .... *Beaume.

3,5 / 6,5

47

What is the preferred soil type for Port production?

Schist

48

What two DOPs are located within Douriense IGP?

Douro
Porto

49

What two DOPs are located within the Terras do Dão IGP?

Dão
Lafões

50

What is Colheita Tardia?

Late Harvest wines of Portugal

51

What is Portugal's largest DOP?

Vinho Verde (15% of total vineyard acreage)

52

What ships were traditionally used to transport port casks in from Pinhão downriver to Villa Nova de Gaia?

Barco Rabelo

53

Most planted variety of Vinho Verde.

Loureiro

54

Where are the finest examples of Arinto produced?

Bucelas

55

Name the three subregions of Trás-os-Montes .

Chaves
Valpaços
Planalto Mirandês

56

Synonym of Aragonez.

Tempranillo

57

Synonym of Jaen.

Mencia

58

Castelão plantings in Colares are on what soils?

Chão rija

59

What three DOPs near Lisbon are slowly disappearing due to the expanding urban population?

Bucelas
Colares
Carcavelos

60

What important subregion of Vinho Verde is producing quality Alvarinho?

Monção e Melgaço