How well do you know Wine & Dessert Pairing?

The world of wine is vibrant, constantly changing and ever so interesting. Everyday wine enthusiasts can learn & share their new experiences with good food & friends. So the following ‘Wine Quiz’ is a little bit of fun and learning for all - and for those a little more competitive a personal test of your wine knowledge.

● So you think you know about wine & dessert pairing?
● Or - You know the ideal wine to serve with chocolate cake?

Take this short Wine & Dessert Quiz & find out.

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Lemon Meringue served slightly chilled and with fresh raspberries - which of the following wines will complement and bring out the best in each other?

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A creamy strawberry cheesecake - with freshly slice strawberries on top and with a berry glaze and mixed berries on the side. Which of the following wines will not complement & overpower the dessert?

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Butterscotch Crème Brûlée served chilled with a crust coating that is glazed-torched just before serving. Which of the following wines is not the most ideal combination & will overpower the flavours?

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Apple Tart with vanilla ice-cream, served cool or preferably slightly warm with a thick pastry base. Which of the following wines is the better pairing combination with the light flavours in the dessert?

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Berry Tart with boysenberry ice-cream served cool or preferably slightly warm with a thick pastry base-crust. Which of the following wines will complement the desserts key flavours?

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Crepes - served with fresh strawberries & cream - served cool and with fresh mixed red berries on the side. Which of the following wines is not an ideal pairing and would overpower the fresh flavours?

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Pecan Pie with a thick base-crust, served slightly warm with biscuit caramel ice-cream. Which of the following wines would clash and overpower the flavours in this dessert?

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Tiramisu with biscuits, fresh coffee & brandy cream, plus a cinnamon dusting on top - which of the following wines would not quite pair with the flavour combination in this dessert?

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Chocolate & Berry Roulade - thick chocolate sponge with mocha cream and blackberries on the side, with a rich berry sauce. Which of the following wines would not quite stand-up to these flavours?

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Sticky Toffee Pudding served warm with black treacle sauce - which of the following wines would be 'overpowered' by the flavours in this warm, rich sticky dessert?

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Chocolate Mousse made with a high percentage of cacao and served with a rich chocolate sauce. Which of the following wines will be overpowered and not ideally complement the key flavours?

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Dark Chocolate Mud Cake with Chocolate Ganache Icing, 85% cacao chocolate sauce - served cool or warm. Which of the following wines would be 'overwhelmed' by all of this dark chocolate?

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