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1

Somontano DO is the only region of Spain that grows the variety...

Moristel

2

Name the three types of soil we come across in Jerez.

Albariza
Barros
Arenas

3

Which grape variety covers more than 60% of Sierra de Salamanca DO?

Rufete

4

Where does the Phylloxera Festival take place?

San Sadurni d'Anoia

5

Spanish and Portuguese term for a fortified wine.

Generoso

6

Name the only Galician region which is specialising in red wines from the Mencia grape.

Ribeira Sacra

7

Large earthenware vessel, occasionally used to ferment and store wine in Central and Southern Spain and Southern Chile.

Tinaja

8

Syrup used for sweetening wine in Spain, especially Sherry, made by boiling down and thus concentrating unfermented grape juice.

Arrope

9

"Raw" sherry category, whereby unlike mass-market brands, it is only very lightly clarified before being bottled and sold.

En Rama

10

Rioja synonym for Trousseau.

Maturana Tinta

11

Famous synonym of Mazuelo.

Carignan

12

What are the two winds that influence Sherry DO?

Poniente
Levante

13

Name the municipalities of Ribera del Duero.

Burgos
Soria
Segovia
Valladolid

14

Which grape variety represents over 80% of the vineyards of Jumilla DO?

Monastrell

15

First two red wine estates in Castile-la-Mancha to receive Denominacion De Pago status.

Finca Elez
Dominio De Valdepusa

16

Name the five districts of Navarra (from north to south).

Tierra Estrella
Valdizarbe
Baja Montana
Ribera Alta
Ribera Baja

17

Catalan synonym of Carinena.

Samso

18

Name the two main white grape varieties used in Toro.

Malvasia
Verdejo

19

Name of Spanish DO that borders Roussillon.

Emporda

20

Name the DOs of Andalucia.

Jerez
Manzanilla Sanlucar de Barrameda
Malaga
Sierras de Malaga
Montilla-Moriles
Condado de Huelva

21

Binissalem's dominant red and white grapes.

Manto Negro (red)
Moll (white)

22

Name the principal grape variety of Condado de Huelva DO.

Zalema

23

Name the DOs of Galicia.

Rias Baixas
Ribeiro
Ribeira Sacra
Monterrei
Valdeorras

24

Maximum permitted yields (kg/ha) for Rioja wines (red and white).

White: 9000 kg/ha
Red: 6500 kg/ha

25

When did Rioja became the first DOCa?

1991

26

When was new varieties approved for Rioja, for the first time since 1925?

2007

27

Name the two latest vintages that have been rated as excellent by the Regulatory Council in Rioja.

2011
2010

28

Which type of training is the traditional one used in Rioja?

Bush training (Goblet)

29

Which is the maximum elevation for the vineyards of Rioja?

700 m.

30

Where is the Consejo Regulator of Rioja based?

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