How well do you know Gewürztraminer ?

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 the home of Gewürztraminer?
● Or - You think you know the different characters of Gewürztraminer?

Take this short Gewürztraminer Quiz & find out.

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Gewürztraminer is a white wine varietal (though its skin can vary to a pink-red), related to the Traminer grape: which translates to 'the village of Tramin' or 'Termeno' - in which region of Europe does it have its origins?

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As a unique white wine grape varietal with a dynamic history - current research believes that Gewürztraminer has approximately how many years of winemaking history?

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Gewürztraminer is a difficult varietal to grow, as it tends to have high sugar content and low acidity, thus making well-balanced wines more difficult. So for this reason, it performs better in which of the following climates?

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The name Gewürz is curious, as its German translation means 'spicy' - though the French and Italian refer to the grape with slightly more related names - which refer more to which of the following character?

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In Alsace, arguably the ‘spiritual’ home for Gewürztraminer. Compared with Riesling, Pinot Blanc and Pinot Gris - where does Gewürztraminer rank in the area planted with producing vines?

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Due to the grape varietals long history across many countries and different expressions in many wine regions across Europe - Gewürztraminer has many synonym’s, which of the following is another used name?

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Which of the following is the classic range of aromas and flavours you can find in a Gewürztraminer wine?

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As a dynamic and varied wine - Gewürztraminer is often suggested as a complementary wine pairing with which of the following styles of cuisine?

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Gewürztraminer ripens quickly, so it needs to be planted in regions which are relatively cool, for the best opportunity to develop its unique aromas and flavours. Which of the following regions is renowned for producing some of the world’s best Gewürztraminer?

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When Gewürztraminer is gown in ideal conditions and harvested at optimal ripeness - a winemaker can produce a wine that is able to express typical varietal characters - showcasing which of the following?

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Quality Gewürztraminer wines from Alsace in France are called ‘Vendange Tardives’ - which is also known as, or translates too which of the following?

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Which of the following French wineries is renowned for producing consistently high-quality Gewürztraminer wines?

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