How well do you know Riesling ?

The world of wine is vibrant, constantly changing and ever so interesting. Everyday wine enthusiasts can learn and share their new experiences with good food and 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 where is the home of Riesling ?
● Or - You think you know the best places in the world to produce Riesling ?
Take this short Riesling Quiz and find out.

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In which of the following countries is Riesling the most planted grape varietal, along with being its historic and spiritual home?

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The Riesling grape varietal is well suited to cool climates - what is one of the varietals attributes…?

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Riesling rarely achieves the sugar levels of other varietals, and are often only partially fermented. Resulting in Riesling wines which are generally low in…?

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The renowned Mosel wine region of Germany, has some of the world's steepest vineyards. How do this conditions help Riesling grow…?

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Because of Riesling’s affinity for cool conditions, Riesling has found its home in cooler-climate wine regions around the world. Which of the following is one…?

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In Germany, Riesling concentrated by ‘noble rot’ make sweet wines, designated Beerenauslese & Trockenbeerenauslese. In which French wine region are Riesling botrytis wines labelled ‘Sélection de Grains Nobles…?

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Even the hot continent of Australia has found a home for Riesling - in which region does the grape thrive…?

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Riesling has become the hallmark wine of which of the following cool-climate American wine regions…?

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Classic German Riesling wines, typically express which of the following characters…?

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Which of the following is not an ideal food pairing with a Riesling wine from a cooler climate…?

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Riesling is one of the most planted grape varietals in New Zealand - where *(as of 2020) does it currently rank…?

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In the Alsace wine region of France, what is a ‘Late Harvest’ Riesling wine called…?

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