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 main grapes in Alsace?
Or - You think you know the different wines produced in Alsace?
Take this short wine quiz and find out. A new wine quiz each week.

This Weeks Wine Quiz: How well do you know Alsace?

 

 
The Alsace wine region is located in which part of France?

Central

Northeast

Northwest

Southwest
In the Alsace wine region which of the following is the ‘most’ planted white grape varietal?

Gewürztraminer

Pinot Blanc

Pinot Gris

Riesling
Which of the following grape varietals is not grown in the wine region of Alsace?

Cabernet Sauvignon

Gewürztraminer

Pinot Noir

Sylvaner
What is a key difference with wine labels from Alsace which makes them unusual in France?

They are all circular in shape.

They have no vintage dates.

They are all diamond shaped.

They have the name of the grape varietal.
Which of the following is not an influential geographical feature on the climate in the Alsace wine region?

Black Forest

Lake Garda

Rhine River

Vosges Mountains
Which of the following best describes the grape growing conditions in the Alsace wine region?

Limestone soils, dry and sunny.

Limestone soils, wet and cloudy.

Varied, mixed soil types, dry and sunny.

Varied, mixed soil types, wet and cloudy.
In the wine region of Alsace, what is a ‘Late Harvest’ wine called?

Auslese

Sauternes

Tokaji Aszú

Vendange Tardive
In Alsace - ‘Sélection de Grains Nobles’ is which of the following?

A selection of the best growing sites in Alsace.

The selection of vineyards for Grand Cru wines.

A rare hand-picked noble rot, botrytis, sweet wine.

The original Grand Crus wine selection from the 1975 classification.
Which of the following is not a Grand Cru wine of Alsace?

Colmar

Frankstein

Kitterlé

Schlossberg
What percentage of the wine produced in Alsace is red wine?

Approximately 10%

Approximately 20%

Approximately 25%

Approximately 30%
Since 1972, AOC Alsace wines are required to be bottled in their region of production, and always in the traditional, slender, tall green bottle called 'the…'?

Flower of Alsace

Flute of Alsace

Gem of Alsace

Jewel of Alsace
When you read an AOC Alsace wine label and it states ‘Alsace Riesling’ or ‘Alsace Pinot Gris’ for example; you know the wine is made of what percentage of that grape?

85%

90%

95%

100%
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