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61

The Terras Madeirenses IGP covers what two inhabited isles of the Madeira archipelago?

Madeira
Porto Santo

62

Portugal's first demarcated region.

Douro DOP

63

Peninsula de Setúbal was formerly known as ...?

Terras do Sado

64

Where was Port traditionally aged? When did that cease to be mandatory?

Vila Nova de Gaia
1986

65

What score should a vineyard in Douro achieve so that it would be classified as "A"?

1200+

66

Name Graham's single quintas.

Quinta dos Malvedos

67

What is mutage known as in Portugal?

Beneficio

68

Who pioneered rose Port production?

Croft (in 2008)

69

Which Madeira brands are produced by Madeira Wine Company?

Blandy's Madeira
Cossart Gordon
The Leacock's
Miles Madeira

70

Name the largest independent producer of Madeira.

Henriques and Henriques

71

Name Taylor's single quintas.

Quinta de Vargellas
Quinta de Terra Feita

72

Name Dow's single quintas.

Quinta do Bomfim
Quinta Senhora da Ribeira

73

Name Sandeman's single quintas.

Quinta do Seixo

74

What is the name of the red grape found in Vinho Verde DOP that is often mistakenly considered as a teinturier grape?

Vinhão (Souzão)

75

Name Cockburn's single quintas.

Quinta dos Canais

76

Most widely planted red grape variety in Vinho Verde.

Vinhão

77

In which Portuguese region do we come across Talha wines?

Alentejo

78

Where is Tapada do Chaves located?

Near Portalegre in Upper Alentejo

79

When was Vinho de Talha DOC officially created?

2010

80

In which four subregions of Alentejo is almost 60% of the regions total vineyards concentrated?

Borba
Redondo
Reguengos
Vidigueira

81

Synonym of Pedernã.

Arinto

82

What is the minimum ageing for Colheita Port?

7 years

83

Synonym of Esgana Cão.

Sercial

84

Name the widely declared vintages of 2010s.

2017
2016
2011

85

What is the minimum allowed planting density in Porto DOP?

4,000 vines/ha (Vines planted before 1998 or vines on patamares have a minimum 3,000 vines/ha)

86

What is the minimum and maximum allowed alcohol for Porto DOP?

18-22% (except Porto Branco Seco, which has a min. 16.5%)

87

Name the five best red grape varieties for the production of Port wines.

Touriga Nacional
Touriga Franca
Tinta Roriz [Tempranillo]
Tinto Cão
Tinta Barroca

88

Which two personalities initiated and financed the research for finding out the best varieties for the production of high end Port wines?

José Ramos Pinto Rosas
João Nicolau de Almeida

89

What is the alcoholic strength of the brandy used in Port production?

77% abv

90

What is the alcoholic strength of the brandy used in Madeira production?

96% abv