How well do you know Wines of Spain ?

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 different grapes of Spain?
● Or - You think you know the names of the wine regions of Spain?

Take this short Wines of Spain Quiz & find out.

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What is the general difference between ‘modern’ and ‘traditional’ styles of Spanish wine?

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Cava the famous Spanish sparkling wine made primarily in the Penedès wine region near Barcelona, is crafted by using which of the following methods?

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Which of the following wine regions in Spain was the first to receive official D.O. Appellation status?

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What is the relationship between the Portuguese grape 'Verdelho' associated with Madeira, and 'Verdejo' the primary grape of Spain's Rueda wine region?

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Although nearly exclusive to Spain (used for early drinking blends and brandy), which of the following Spanish white grapes, until recently, claimed the most hectares under vine in the world?

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What is significant about the wine region of Málaga, in the mountains on the southern coast of Spain?

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Garnacha is the primary red varietal grown in three of the following Spanish appellations - except in which wine region?

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Spanish wines are classified as ‘Denominación de Origen’ (DO) and ‘Denominación de Origen Calificada’ (DOC). Currently only two wine regions have DOC status in Spain, they are?

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Spain is the number one worldwide producer of organic wine. Due to traditional winemaking techniques, many winemakers have refused to use chemicals or pesticides in wine production since the 1950’s up to the present time. Approximately how many hectares of land is specifically registered as organic?

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Spain is probably first thought of as a red wine producer, with famous wines crafted from Tempranillo and Garnacha. Spain also has white varietals like Albariño, Airén and Palomino producing wines. What is Spain's ‘approximate’ vineyard area of white vines?

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A good value Spanish red wine alternative to the longer-aged ‘Reserva’ and ‘Gran Reserva’ - are wines which have had at least 2 years of aging, are called?

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Which of the following families was been involved in the Spanish wine industry since 1430, making it one of the world’s oldest wine companies?

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