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1

Name the pale pink wine made from Pinot Noir, especially in the Neuchatel of Switzerland.

Oeil-de-Perdrix

2

Valais name for Chasselas.

Fendant

3

Rare dark-skinned grape specialty of Sopraceneri, Ticino.

Bondola

4

Most planted grape of Ticino.

Merlot

5

Subregions of Ticino.

Sopraceneri
Sottoceneri

6

Name the two "Grand Cru" appellations of Vaud, Switzerland.

Dezalay
Calamin

7

Valais name for fuller-than-average dry white wine made from Silvaner grapes in Switzerland.

Johannisberg

8

What is the Italian speaking canton of Switzerland that borders Lombardy?

Ticino

9

Amigne grape is planted primarily in the Valais region, with most of the plantations in ...

Vetroz

10

What indigenous Swiss variety is more commonly encountered in the Valle d'Aosta?

Petite Arvine

11

Vaud name for Chasselas.

Dorin

12

Where is Dole produced and from what grapes?

Valais (Switzerland)
Blend of Pinot Noir and Gamay

13

What is Vin des Glaciers?

Rare Valais specialty
Maderized wine stored in high altitude soleras
Produced from Reze (one of Switzerland's oldest indigenous grapes)

14

What portion of Switzerland's output does Valais produce?

Over 40%

15

What happened to the appellation system of Vaud in 2010?

The appellation system was simplified
Bracketing the former 26 village AOCs into 6 regional AOCs: Chablais, La Cote, Lavaux, Bonvillars, Vully, Cotes de l'Orbe

16

What is Salvagnin?

Traditional wine (AOC) of Vaud (Vaud's version of Dôle)
Blend of Gamay, Pinot Noir, Gamaret and Garanoir

17

Most cultivated grape of Switzerland.

Chasselas

18

Which canton of Switzerland contains the densest plantings?

Geneva