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How well do you know Gabriel Meffre Wines?

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 Gabriel Meffre Wines?
● Or - You think you know the different wines crafted by Gabriel Meffre?
Take this short Gabriel Meffre quiz and find out.

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Gabriel Meffre wine company situated in the heart of the Southern Rhône Valley in Gigondas - France, was originally set up as a ‘négociant-winemaker’ in which of the following years…?

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Gabriel Meffre takes its name from the husband of a pioneering wine couple - as it took the passion of them both to set the foundations of this renowned business - what was the name of Gabriel’s wife…?

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In the heart of the Southern Rhône Valley in Gigondas, the Gabriel Meffre Wine Company established its roots. Tending vineyards and building its winery at the foot of which majestic French mountain range…?

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Gabriel Meffre produces an honest and consistent expression of ‘Châteauneuf du Pape’ - typically a blend of which of the following red wine grapes…?

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Which of the following wine areas within the Rhône Valley is the most northern - with steep, terraced vineyards stretching along the right bank of the Rhône River.

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Gabriel Meffre make a refreshing rosé wine from the renowned appellation of ‘Tavel’ - crafted from Grenache, Syrah & Cinsault. Tavel Rosé are often referred to as the “King of Rosés - Rosés of the Kings” - by which method is the Gabriel Meffre Tavel Rosé made…?

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Which of the following statements about Maison Gabriel Meffre is correct…?

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Which of the following woman is the Head Winemaker - beginning her career at Gabriel Meffre back in 1992 when she was first hired as a Quality Manager…?

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Which of the following is not a white wine grape varietal used at Gabriel Meffre...?

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The Gabriel Meffre ‘Châteauneuf-du-Pape’ red wine is named after which of the following saints…?

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Which of the following Gabriel Meffre red wines is crafted from 100% Syrah…?

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If you are about to open a bottle of Gabriel Meffre ‘Saint Barthélemy’ Vacqueyras 2013 - which of the following cuisine options would be an ideal pairing…?

Your score is

The average score is 64%

How well do you know Rockburn Wines?

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 Rockburn Wines?
● Or - You think you know the different wines crafted by Rockburn?
Take this short Rockburn quiz and find out.

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In which of the following years did Richard Bunton (founder & chairmen of Rockburn Wines) first establish a 3ha 'hobby' block vineyard near Lake Hayes near Arrowtown, Central Otago - New Zealand...?

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When Richard Bunton founded & started the journey for what is now Rockburn Wines - what was he qualified and practising at as a profession…?

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The first wines produced, were labeled ‘Hay's Lake’ - but when a new winery started with a very similar name - it was time to rebranded to Rockburn Central Otago. This brand name & label truly reflects the terroir of their vineyards - when did this re-branding happen...?

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Back in 2005 which of the following people joined Rockburn Wines (and is still there today) as the head winemaker…?

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After leasing premises at the industrial McNulty Road site for 10 years. In 2016 the first vintage was completed at their new purposed-built winery on Ripponvale Road in…?

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Rockburn produce an early drinking style of wines under a label that takes its name from a winding road leading from Queenstown to Kingston along the shores of Lake Wakatipu. The wines are sourced from several Central Otago vineyards - which of the following is the name of this wine range…?

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Which of the following wines is currently not being produced by the team at Rockburn - with the last vintage of this grape varietal made by Rockburn back in 2012…?

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Which of the following statements is correct about the much sort after - benchmark style Rockburn ‘Central Otago’ Pinot Noir - which produced 8000 x 6-packs in 2018…?

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In August 2018 Rockburn made a permanent ‘Tasting Area’ for locals and tourists alike to enjoy and purchase their highly acclaimed wines - located in the ‘Art Gallery Space’ at the iconic…?

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Which of the following details is correct about the much sort after limited release Rockburn ‘The Art’ Pinot Noir - with only 428 dozen bottles made in 2016…?

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If you were serving or ordering a whole white fish (with herb crusted skin) that had been slowly cooked & partly smoked, then placed on a bed of herb risotto and served with charred broccolini - which of the following Rockburn wines would be an ideal pairing…?

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Which of the following dishes would be an ideal pairing with the iconic Rockburn ‘Central Otago’ Pinot Noir…?

Your score is

The average score is 61%

How well do you know Freixenet?

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 Freixenet?
● Or - You think you know the different wines crafted by Freixenet?
Take this short Freixenet quiz and find out.

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The Freixenet wine company was founded by Pedro Ferrer in which of the following years…?

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When you hear the name Freixenet - you instantly thinking of their famous Cava and the iconic mat-black wine bottle. Which of the following are the 3 classic indigenous grapes used to make the worlds’ number one selling sparkling wine brand…?

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Freixenet achieved international success with their cava - *(a bottle fermented sparkling wine) the ‘Cordon Negro’ - (black ribbon) - in the iconic mat-black wine bottle, in which year was it first released…?

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The impressive Freixenet winery is situated approximately 50 kms from Barcelona in Spain. In which of the following wine regions are they located, where they source the grapes for their cava…?

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Freixenet are also renowned for their world famous ‘Brand Ambassadors’ - who promote their cava, sparkling wines in Spain and around the world - recording glitzy TV adverts. Which of the following actors has been a Freixenet Brand Ambassador…?

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Which of the following statements about Freixenet is correct…?

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The Freixenet wine company takes its name from a close link with ‘La Freixeneda’ vineyard and the nickname given to the founder. But was is the meaning of Freixeneda in Catalan…?

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Freixenet has been the number one selling sparkling wine brand in the world for many years. But in August 2018 a controlling number of shares were bought by which of the following wine companies…?

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Freixenet are highly respected for their attention to detail in winemaking and the constant quality of their sparkling cava wines. Which of the following statements is correct…?

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Freixenet produce a number of quality Cava / sparkling wines - and each style is separated into different categories based on how long the Cava is aged in bottle. Which of the following is the minimum length of time a ‘Gran Reserva’ Cava is aged in bottle before release…?

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To know if Freixenet and all sparkling cava has been made using the ‘Traditional Method’ - *(fermented inside the bottle being served) - you will find what icon on the base of the cork once opened…?

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The Freixenet ‘Cordon Negro’ Sparkling Cava is crafted with only hand-picked grapes, and bottle fermented for between 12-18 months, 11.50% Alc. and made in a Brut style. Which of the following is an ideal pairing…?

Your score is

The average score is 64%

How well do you know Brookfields Wines ?

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 Brookfields Wines ?
● Or - You think you know the different wines crafted by Brookfields ?
Take this short Brookfields Wine Quiz and find out.

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Brookfields Vineyards was purposely built & established in Hawke's Bay - New Zealand as a winery in which year…?

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Peter Robertson the current owner & chief-winemaker purchased the established winery & vineyards - (which he has added to quite substantially) in which of the following years…?

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Peter names many of his wines after the physical landscape of the vineyard from where the grapes are grown (e.g. his famed ‘Hillside’ Syrah is grown on a north-west facing ‘hillside’ slope) - what does the ‘Burnfoot’ Merlot name relate too…?

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In which year did Peter win with his ‘Hillside’ Syrah - the Best Syrah / Shiraz and the Best Full-Bodied Red Wine of the Show *(Blue Gold) at the prestigious Sydney International Wine Show in Australia…?

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Peter alongside his acclaimed winemaking pedigree - also has a long & passionate association with race horses & breeding them for many years, currently he has a successful race horse called…?

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Brookfields in only the best vintages release a highly acclaimed ‘Barrel Fermented’ Hawke’s Bay Chardonnay. What is the name of this iconic Chardonnay…?

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Pinot Gris as a wine has been a great success across New Zealand, with the Brookfields ‘Robertson’ Pinot Gris being a benchmark style, when did Peter first plant his Pinot Gris vines in Hawke’s Bay…?

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The Brookfields ‘Bergman’ Chardonnay is well known for its constant quality year after year and is named after the red ‘Ingrid Bergman’ rose’s which are planted at the end of the rows and in front of the winery. When was the Chardonnay named ‘Bergman’…?

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Which of the following Brookfields wines regularly receives '5-Stars' or 'Icon Status' in Michael Coopers Wine Guide of New Zealand…?

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The 2017 Brookfields ‘Indulgence’ Viognier 375ml - a most decadent & generous sweet dessert wine, was as the name suggests an ‘indulgence’ to make. What is the residual sugar in the wine…?

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Which of the following statements about the winemaking practices & quality wines crafted from Brookfields Vineyards is correct…?

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The Brookfields ‘Gold Label’ (as it is locally known) is one of New Zealand icon wines, making the world take notice of winemaking from NZ in the mid 1980’s & setting standards ever since. Enjoyed on quality wine-lists and in homes around the globe as a classic expression of what style of wine…?

Your score is

The average score is 77%

How well do you know Torbreck Vintners?

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 Torbreck Vintners?
● Or - You think you know the different wines crafted by Torbreck?
Take this short Torbreck quiz and find out.

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Torbreck Vintners was founded in which of the following years…?

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The Torbreck clear-door, winery and their primary vineyards are located where in Australia…?

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Torbreck takes its name from which of the following…?

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Which of the following people is the ‘chief winemaker’ at Torbreck - joining in December 2016…?

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The Torbreck ‘RunRig’ Shiraz is one of the most renowned, acclaimed and appreciated red wines around the globe - which of the following statements is correct…?

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Which of the following wines is an ‘un-oaked’ blend of Grenache, Mataro (Mourvèdre) and Shiraz, crafted from 40 to 150 year old vines…?

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The Barossa Trust Mark was launched in 2014 - It is founded on 5 value pillars: Origin - Integrity - Quality - Environment & Community. Which of the following Torbreck wines received the ‘Trust Mark in 2015…?

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When conditions prevail Torbreck craft a stunning sweet wine called ‘The Bothie’. The grapes are harvested in several stages and a small amount of spirit is added during fermentation to arrest the yeasts against further activity and raise the alcohol level to around 14%. What is the grape used to make this unique wine…?

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Torbreck produce a number of iconic red wines, and ‘The Factor’ is one of my favourites spending around 24 months in a combination of new and neutral French oak. Which of the following statements is correct…?

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Torbreck has a respected history for crafting premium quality red wines sourced from old bush vines in the Barossa Valley. But which of the following is a Torbreck white wine, that pairs well with a variety of white meat and vegetarian dishes…?

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Which of the following wines is also the name given to a collection of barns, stables and outbuildings on a highland farm. And a homage to Châteauneuf-du-Pape, as it is a blend of 60% Grenache, 20% Shiraz & 20% Mataró…?

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The Torbreck ‘Woodcutter's’ Shiraz is one of the best value red wines in the world, sourced from 7 vineyards vinified in open-top fermenters, gently basket pressed, and then ageing for 12 months in large format seasoned barrels and foudres. Which of the following dishes would be an ideal pairing…?

Your score is

The average score is 76%

How well do you know Quinta de la Rosa?

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 Quinta de la Rosa?
● Or - You think you know the different Ports crafted by Quinta de la Rosa?
Take this short Port wine quiz and find out.

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The acclaimed Port Estate that we now know as Quinta de la Rosa has been in the Port Trade as shippers under the family name Feueheerd - since which of the following years…?

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This family owned Port House ‘Quinta de la Rosa’ has been in the Bergqvist Family name since which of the following years…?

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In 1988 Sophia and her father Tim Bergqvist, decided to restart the family business (after selling their grapes to other producers for many years) and launched Quinta de la Rosa as a top quality Port producer. Which of the following statements is correct…?

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Quinta de la Rosa have their vineyards situated on the right side of the flowing Douro River - with some of the highest, most impressive stone walls in the Douro. Vale do Inferno is the name of this famed, impressive high walled vineyard - what does this translate to…?

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The regions vineyards are renowned for their steps grades and the hand-made stone walls that support the terraces cut into the granite mountains that hug both sides of the Douro River. But do you know at what height the vineyards at Quinta de la Rosa reach…?

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Quinta de la Rosa have some of the most sort after vineyard sites with all of their vineyards being classified as Grade A - currently how many hectares are under vines…?

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Which of the following statements about Quinta de la Rosa are correct…?

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Quinta de la Rosa have a diverse selection of the famous indigenous grape varietals planted across their different vineyard sites for making quality Port wines. They currently have 1.5 hectares of Tinta Cão planted - what does this name translate to…?

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Quinta de la Rosa are well respected for all their Port wines, but they are well recognised for their White Port in the eye-catching 500ml Clear Bottle. Which of the following is the primary white grape used to make their White Port…?

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Quinta de la Rosa have not only maintained their reputation within the industry as quality Port producers, but have engaged with a whole new generation of wine enthusiasts. Thanks to the passion and talents of their winemaker who joined in 2002 - who is the head winemaker at Quinta de la Rosa…?

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If you were going to enjoy either some rich blue cheese on crackers, a slice of fruit cake, a chocolate dessert, or a steamed pudding, which of the following Quinta de la Rosa Ports would be an ideal pairing…?

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If you had a bottle of Quinta de la Rosa ‘20 Years Old’ Tawny Port. Which of the following options would be an ideal pairing…?

Your score is

The average score is 56%

How well do you know Jules Taylor Wines ?

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 Jules Taylor Wines ?
● Or - You think you know the different wines crafted by Jules Taylor ?
Take this short Jules Taylor Wine Quiz and find out.

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Jules Taylor wines have been exciting taste-buds in New Zealand and around the globe for several years. But when did it all start - when was Jules Taylor Wines founded…?

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Jules Taylor Wines are primarily sourced & definitely crafted & bottled where in New Zealand…?

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Which of the following wines was the first released under the Jules Taylor wine label…?

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Before settling down in New Zealand, getting married & owning a wine business. Jules explored the world’s winemaking regions, with a focus on Italy. Spending time in both Sicily & Piedmont - how many vintages in total did Jules do in Italy…?

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Which of the following is the only wine currently in the Jules Taylor range to have fruit sourced from Gisborne…?

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Jules Taylor has become a leading name in the New Zealand wine industry. The brand is also successful & growing in several international markets. Do you know how many export countries you can purchase & enjoy a bottle of Jules Taylor Wine...?

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Jules Taylor ‘OTQ’ wines are a limited release ‘Single Vineyard’ range of wines. Jules created the 'OTQ Series' in order to challenge the conventional interpretations of Marlborough’s signature grape varietals & create wines that express the unique character of their particular vineyard. What does ‘OTQ’ stand for…?

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Jules Taylor sources her Marlborough grapes from a group of hardworking grape-growers located in 3 sub-regions: Southern Valleys, Lower Wairau & Awatere Valley. Working with growers & families they know & trust, just makes perfect sense. How many local families grow grapes for Jules Taylor Wines…?

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Jules Taylor is definitely the winemaker & face of the wine label - but Jules is the first to state that she could not have done half of this without her husband &father to their two boys. With George taking on key roles in vineyard management, the office and exports - what is his full name…?

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Jules Taylor has set the benchmark for Sauvignon Blanc for several years - not just in New Zealand, but for expressions around the globe. But Jules has more than one string to her winemaking bow. Which of the following Jules Taylor wines have also recently won a Gold Medal…?

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Jules Taylor is well known & respected for the quality & constancy of her Sauvignon Blanc wines. But do you know the name of the ‘single vineyard’ where Jules sources the fruit for her ‘OTQ’ Sauvignon Blanc…?

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Which of the following dishes would be an ideal pairing with a classic, iconic style Jules Taylor Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc…?

Your score is

The average score is 69%

How well do you know Marqués de Cáceres Wines?

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 the Marqués de Cáceres Wines?
● Or - You think you know the different wines crafted by Marqués de Cáceres?
Take this short wine quiz and find out.

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Which of the following wine regions in Spain will you find the vineyards, winery and head-office of Marqués de Cáceres…?

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In which of the following years did Enrique Forner return to Spain to establish the Marque de Cáceres Winery…?

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Which of the following statements about Cristina Forner - the President of Marqués de Cáceres is correct…?

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How many countries around the globe are Marques de Caceres wines exported…?

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Which of the following is the predominant grape varietal used in making their well-known Marqués de Cáceres Crianza…?

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What is the regulated / minimum period of time required to age a ‘Crianza’ red wine in Spain…?

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Which of the following people is the ‘chief’ winemaker at Marqués de Cáceres…?

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Which of the following statements about their highly acclaimed Marqués de Cáceres ‘Gran Riserva’ wine is correct…?

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Marqués de Cáceres are also highly acclaimed for their wide and dynamic range of vibrant white wines, crafted from indigenous grapes - which of the following is 'not' a white grape varietal…?

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Which of the following statements about Marqués de Cáceres is correct…?

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If you purchased a bottle of the Marqués de Cáceres ‘Crianza’ - which of the following would be the most ideal cuisine pairing…?

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If you were looking to pair a Marqués de Cáceres wine with sushi & sashimi, prawns, gravlax, salmon salad or even strawberry sorbet - which of the following would be the most ideal pairing…?

Your score is

The average score is 82%

How well do you know Matawhero Wines?

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 Matawhero Wines ?
● Or - You think you know the different wines crafted by Matawhero ?
Take this short Matawhero quiz and find out.

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Where in New Zealand will you find the vineyards, winery & cellar door of Matawhero Wines…?

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Matawhero Wines was originally founded by Bill Irwin - when he purchased land at Riverpoint Road at a time when people either raised livestock or grew maize - in which year did this wine journey begin…?

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In 1975 the first wines were produced under the Matawhero label. The label then & now features the iconic image of the Matawhero Church, the district’s oldest confirmed building. But what was the buildings first use…?

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Which of the following statements is correct about the influence of Bill Irwin on Matawhero wines the wider New Zealand wine industry…?

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In which year did Richard & Kirsten Searle purchase the Matawhero vineyard and winery at Riverpoint Road from Denis Irwin. To start the next chapter in this wineries dynamic story…?

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Which of the following people actually makes the award winning wines of Matawhero Wines…?

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As a tribute wine to the founders of Matawhero Wine - Bill & Denis Irwin. In which of the following years was there flagship Matawhero ‘Irwin’ Chardonnay released…?

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Matawhero hand select parcels of fruit from the very best vineyard sites in Gisborne - from which of the following distinct sub-regions do they source grapes…?

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Matawhero grow & produce wines from 8 different varietals.- sourced from unique parcels across the region. But which of the following grape varietal is not used to make their wines…?

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Matawhero Wines continues to be a pioneer and always looking to do the best for their vineyards and future generations. So on their labels you will find the statement-sticker stating ‘Dry Framing’ - what does this actually mean…?

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If you were serving roast chicken, stuffed with apricots, nuts and served with pumpkin, kumara or potato mash with a honey & mustard based sauce. Which of the following Matawhero wines would be the most ideal pairing…?

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If you were lucky enough to have a bottle of their classic style Matawhero ‘Single Vineyard’ Chardonnay 2019 - which of the following cuisine options would be an ideal pairing…?

Your score is

The average score is 88%

How well do you know Domaine Laroche?

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 Domaine Laroche?
● Or - You think you know the different wines crafted by Domaine Laroche?
Take this short wine quiz and find out. A new wine quiz each week.

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Jean Victor Laroche a vineyard labourer bought his first parcels of vines in the village of Maligny, just a short distance north of the village of Chablis. When did the story of Domaine Laroche Wines begin…?

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After Jean Victor Laroche, the vineyards were passed along from father to son, and slowly the Laroche vineyards continued to gradually expand and by the mid-1960’s their land area totalled how many hectares…?

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After a number of frost damaged vintages in the 1950’s - hope returned to the region in 1963 with the introduction of the first systems to protect vines against severe spring frosts. Henri Laroche managed to save a section of his Chablis vines using rudimentary techniques such as…?

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Domaine Laroche have their head-office in an historic Chablis monument known as L’Obédiencerie. Which was a monastery in the village of Chablis in which monks had made the first wines in Chablis as early as the ninth century. When did Laroche buy the monastery…?

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Today Domaine Laroche owns a total of nearly 100 hectares in the Chablis appellation: including 2.25 hectares of Petit Chablis, 63.02 hectares of Chablis, plus 29.66 hectares of Premiers Crus. How many hectares of Grand Cru vineyards do they own…?

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Joining Domaine Laroche in April 2011 - which of the following people is the current technical director / senior winemaker at Domaine Laroche wines in Chablis…?

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Domaine Laroche have a number of philosophies from the vineyard to the winery and how they conduct business. They have a key philosophy for their wine represented in their logo design and printed on nearly every bottle. What is their logo - 3 icons designed to express…?

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Fermentation is typically carried out in stainless-steel tanks, except for the Premiers and Grands Crus, which are partly fermented in barrels in order to impart delicate oak flavour and additional oxygen. Which of the following wines are made using oak…?

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Domaine Laroche own vineyards in 3 Grand Crus - with one of them used solely to produce their most acclaimed wine ‘La Réserve de l’Obédience’ Chablis wine. Which of the following is the Grand Cru vines used to produce this iconic wine…?

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As part of the Domaine Laroche philosophy to retain purity and minerality in their wines. They were the first producer in Burgundy to switch to screw-cap closures, even for his Grand Cru wines. In which year…?

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The Domaine Laroche Grand Cru Réserve de l’Obédience is an iconic wine. Hand-picked from just eight small plots that make up a total 4.56 hectares that Laroche own. Which of the following statements is correct about this unique Grand Cru Chablis…?

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When looking to pair a classic Domaine Laroche Chablis wine with cuisine - which of the following menu options would be an enjoyable pairing with their Domaine Laroche ‘Saint Martin’ Chablis…?

Your score is

The average score is 100%

How well do you know Santa Margherita Wines?

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 Santa Margherita Wines?
● Or - You think you know the different wines crafted by Santa Margherita?
Take this short wine quiz and find out. A new wine quiz each week.

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The Santa Margherita Wine Group was founded by Count Gaetano Marzotto in which year…?

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The Santa Margherita head-office / winery is renowned for its environmental awareness. Their fight against global warming, reducing their carbon footprint, reforestation programs & renewable source energy production projects. Along with their own glass manufacturing plant right next to the winery - which is located where in Italy…?

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This year in 2020 the team at the Santa Margherita Wine Group are celebrating which anniversary…?

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The Santa Margherita Wine Group have their own vineyards located in which of the following wine regions of Italy…?

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The dynamic and vibrant wine portfolio of the Santa Margherita Wine Group in 2019* was available in how many countries…?

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Count Gaetano Marzotto named his wine company ‘Margherita’ after which of the following dear people in his life…?

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When you hear the wine name Santa Margherita - you probably first think of our iconic Pinot Grigio. But which of the following statements about Santa Margherita’s solid commitment to reducing their impact on the environment is correct…?

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The production & export of their acclaimed Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio (1.5 million bottles) is officially certified as Carbon Neutral. The winemaking team are also proud of their creation being recognised as a benchmark in quality and innovation for this style. When was their Pinot Grigio first made in this classic dry style…?

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Which of the following people is currently the ‘Chief Winemaker’ at Santa Margherita Wine Group…?

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The Kaesler family were pioneers who settled in the Barossa Valley in the 1840’s - but they didn't plant their first vines for a few years. Today Kaesler wines are made from these ancient, dry grown vineyards. In which year did they plant their first vines…?

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Santa Margherita have recently introduced to their table wine range, a vibrant dry style rosé called ‘Stilrose’. Being crafted in a classic skin contact method, which of the following indigenous grapes is the predominant grape used in making the blend…?

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When looking to pair their iconic dry style Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio with seasonal cuisine - which of the following suggestions would be an ideal food pairing…?

Your score is

The average score is 100%

How well do you know Kaesler Wines?

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 Kaesler Wines?
● Or - You think you know the different wines crafted by Kaesler?
Take this short wine quiz and find out. A new wine quiz each week.

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The Kaesler family were pioneers who settled in the Barossa Valley in the 1840’s - but they didn't plant their first vines for a few years. Today Kaesler wines are made from these ancient, dry grown vineyards. In which year did they plant their first vines…?

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Kaesler was first owned by Silesian pioneers who decided to plant their entire farm under vines. In 1893 they planted the entire area with Shiraz, Grenache, Mourvèdre & White Hermitage vines. What was the total area of vines originally planted…?

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The Kaesler vineyards were owned and operated by the Kaesler family from 1893 to 1986. But when did winemaker Reid Bosward (the current owner / winemaker) seize the opportunity with his business partners to buy Kaesler, becoming the third owners of this property…?

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Kaesler Wines are definitely a greater sum of all of it parts. But to achieve balance with all of these rich resources requires a dedicated team. With Reid being equally support by Nigel van der Zande (vineyard manager) & Stephen Dew (winemaker). They have access to stunning old bush vines. What percentage of the red wines produced by Kaesler are made from vines more than 50 years old…?

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Kaesler has a generous & dynamic wine called ‘Uvaggio’ - a blend of Grenache, Sangiovese & Shiraz. With the Grenache and Shiraz coming from some of their oldest vines planted at Kaesler. What does ‘Uvaggio’ translate too…?

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Kaesler has an overachieving range of character filled wines under the name ‘Stonehorse’ - taking is name from the horses that worked the Kaesler vineyards, long before tractors were introduced. What was the breed of horses working at Kaesler, which these wines take their name…?

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One the Kaesler’s most acclaimed wines is the ‘Avignon’ - a stunning blend of 85 year old Grenache, Mourvèdre & younger Shiraz vines. The name Avignon is a cheeky (yet reverential) nod to the great French wines of the Southern Rhône Valley. When was this stunning wine first released…?

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Kaesler is world famous for its concentrated styles of Shiraz. And their colloquially named wine called ‘The Bogan’ Shiraz is well known to be a quintessential, full-bodied style. Which of the following statements is correct about this wine…?

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Something a little different. Do you know what Reid Bosward would have liked to be - if he was not the owner / winemaker at the highly acclaimed Kaesler Winery…?

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Kaesler are well known for acclaimed red wine blends, crafted from old Grenache, Shiraz & Mourvèdre vines. But which of the following iconic Barossa Valley red wines crafted by the dedicated team at Kaesler - is crafted from 100% Shiraz grapes…?

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Kaesler is arguably most renowned for their rich, complex red wine blends, crafted from some of the oldest grape vines in the world. But which of the following wines is crafted from 18 year old Viognier vines…?

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Kaesler is possibly most well-known by wine aficionados for the iconic ‘Old Bastard’ Shiraz. If you have not yet tasted this wine - I urge you to hunt a bottle down, your taste-buds will thank you. But which of the following statements about the generous wine is correct…?

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How well do you know Allan Scott Wines?

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 Allan Scott Wines?
● Or - You think you know the different wines crafted by Allan Scott Vineyards?
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Allan Scott is one of the true pioneers and a name synonymous with New Zealand’s acclaimed Marlborough wine region - having planted the region’s first vineyard in which of the following years…?

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In 1980 Allan Scott was head-hunted by Corbans to oversee the establishment of their Marlborough vineyards. Allan soon became their Senior ‘ ......... ’…?

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Allan Scott the man is closely connect with and recognised as an iconic figure in the Marlborough wine region of New Zealand - but when was the wine company that bears his name established…?

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Allan Scott Family Winemakers are just that - a family owned and operated business. Which of the following statements about the next generation - the children of Allan & Catherine Scott is correct…?

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Which of the following vineyards that adjoins the Allan Scott Winery - was established in 1980. Originally planted with Riesling and the first in the area to be planted on grafted rootstock. Subsequent redevelopment it now has a varietal mix of Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay…?

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Which of the following statements about Allan Scott’s ‘Wallops Vineyard’ - that was established back in 1985 is correct…?

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Allan Scott Wines has a very popular cellar door and restaurant at their winery in Marlborough - New Zealand. Their restaurant has a simple food philosophy: ‘fresh & local’ - what is the name their restaurant…?

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The Allan Scott Méthode Traditionnelle has built itself a reputation since the first wine was made back in 1996. The sparkling wine is named fondly after Allan’s wife, Catherine - taking her middle name. What is the the Méthode called…?

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An ancestor & the first of the Scott family to reach New Zealand, heeded the call of the 1860’s Gold Rush in Central Otago - New Zealand. The winery now produces a limited edition reserve quality Chardonnay and Pinot Noir under his name which is…?

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The Scott family have a wine label called 'Scott Base' - crafted from a vineyard over looking Cromwell and Lake Dunstan in Central Otago, with the majestic Pisa Range acting as a spectacular backdrop. Which of the following statements is correct…?

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Allan Scott Wines produce a small volume of a sweet wine when conditions allow. They currently have available a 2016 ‘Late Harvest’ dessert wine - produced by leaving the grapes on the vine well after the main harvest has finished to concentrate the flavours with the help of some botrytis. The current release has 9.5% Alc. and 309g/L of residual sugar - what is the grape used for the current 2016 sweet wine…?

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Allan Scott Wines craft a small volume ‘Vintage’ Methode Traditionnelle which is aged on less for a minimum of 24 months. The current release is the 2017 ‘Cecilia’ Vintage Méthode Traditionnelle. But what is the composition of the wine...?

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How well do you know Georges Duboeuf Wines?

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.
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Georges Duboeuf was 29 years old when he founded his family wine company ‘Les Vins Georges Duboeuf’ in…?

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Georges Duboeuf has an incredible drive and infectious passion for all things Beaujolais... - he quickly gained the nickname…?

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Georges Duboeuf is the largest négociant in the region and is a tireless promoter of Beaujolais & Beaujolais Nouveau. But how many wine-growers does Georges Duboeuf work closely with to produce all of their acclaimed Beaujolais wines…?

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Approximately 98% of Beaujolais vineyards are planted with Gamay Noir for the red and rosé wines - with the remaining vine area made up predominantly with which other grape varietal…?

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The wines of Georges Duboeuf are possibly one of the most easily recognized on retail shelves & tables around the world - due to their distinctive labels. What is the familiar theme, images on their wine labels…?

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In 1993 Georges opened the first park dedicated to grape-vines, wines & more. This stunning & well visited park is called ‘Le Hameau du Vin’ situated in the heart of the Beaujolais region in Romanèche-Thorins. Today the park is maintained and managed by Franck Duboeufs’ wife…?

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Georges Duboeuf is possibly most well-known around the world for his Beaujolais-Villages red wine - that takes its name from the 38 winemaking villages in the Beaujolais production area. But can you remember what is on this most recognised of wine labels…?

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Georges Duboeuf are well known for the Beaujolais-Villages and Beaujolais Nouveau wines. But they also produce highly acclaimed Beaujolais Cru wines from all 10 of the Cru areas. So if Cru ‘Saint Amour’ is at the north of the 10 Cru Beaujolais wine areas - what is at the most southern Cru…?

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Georges & Franck Duboeuf are closely linked with Beaujolais Nouveau Day. The official release date of Beaujolais Nouveau was originally set as November 15th. But in which year was the date set as the 3rd Thursday of November - tying it to a weekend (so restaurants could design a light-fun menu to match the wine) and making a 4 day celebration…?

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Which of the following winemaking techniques is an important process in the production of Beaujolais Nouveau wines…?

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Georges Duboeuf will shortly be releasing his 2019 Beaujolais Nouveau red wine - this fresh & vibrant red wine is best served & enjoyed at which of the following ideal temperature ranges…?

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If you are opening a bottle of 2017 Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais-Villages - which of the following would be an ideal food pairing…?

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How well do you know Nga Waka Wines ?

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 Nga Waka Wines?
● Or - You think you know the different wines crafted by Nga Waka ?
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Nga Waka Vineyards were established / first planted by the Parkinson family: Roger and wife Carol, along with his parents Gordon & Margaret back in which year…?

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The Nga Waka Vineyards & Winery / Cellars are located where in New Zealand…?

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The name is taken from 'Nga Waka A Kupe' - which forms a well-known physical feature in the region and which can be seen from the cellar door of the Nga Waka Winery - what is the translation meaning…?

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The first vintage / year of production at Nga Waka Wines was in 1993 - which of the following 2 wines were released from that season…?

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Which of the following are the names of the ‘Vineyard Blocks’ where Roger sources his high quality grapes to produce his small parcel wines…?

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In 2005 Roger released the first wine in his ‘Three Paddles’ wine range - it was a 2004 ‘Three Paddles’ what…?

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Which of the following statements about Roger Parkinson - *(Founder / Chief Winemaker) at Nga Waka Wines is correct…?

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Nga Waka Wines has been an accredited member of 'Sustainable Viticulture' - *(best environmental practices) in New Zealand since when…?

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First planted in 2000 - which of the following vineyards is the largest in size / area *(9.35 hectares) and is planted with Chardonnay, Pinot Noir & Sauvignon Blanc grapes…?

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Nga Waka currently produces a range of quality wines crafted from: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc and a Pinot Rosé - they source their grapes from how many hectares of vineyards…?

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If Roger Parkinson was not an acclaimed winemaker - do you know what other profession he would you have liked to pursue…?

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Roger is renowned for his attention to detail in all that he does - the result highly acclaimed wines for nearly 3 decades - which of the following would be an ideal pairing with the 2016 Nga Waka ‘Lease Block’ Pinot Noir…?

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