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 rosé wine is made?
Or - You think you know the different styles of rosé wines?
Take this short wine quiz and find out. A new wine quiz each week.

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


The most favoured way to make rosé wine is to crush red grapes and let the skins stay in contact with the juice for a short period of time. Which of the following techniques, results in a rosé wine produced as a by-product - where juice is ‘bled off’ from a red wine fermentation tank to improve the primary red wine, making it more intense?

Blending Method

Charmat Method

Saignée Method

Skin Contact Method
Some rosés wines are not fermented completely dry - resulting in a 'sweet' style pink wine. What is this commonly called in the United States?

Blush Wine

Spring Wine

Summer Wine

Sweet Rosé Wine
Which of the following winemaking techniques is commonly used to make quality Rosé Champagne?

Tache (to stain) the wine after disgorgement, and before putting the cork into the bottle.

The blending of a small amount of red wine into a white wine cuvée before ‘secondary’ fermentation.

The Méthode Champenoise technique, but using only red/pink juice grape varietals.

The Saignée method, the bleeding-off of pink juice from the vat of wine grapes.
Most wine enthusiasts around the world know and call these pink wines as rosé. But what other term is used to label particular rosé wines around the world?

Oeil de Perdrix

Rosado or Rosato

Vin Gris

All of the Above.
In the Rhône Valley this appellation is famous for its rosé wine - in fact it is the only style of wine allowed to carry its name - what is it called?




Provence is considered the birthplace of French rosé wine, dating back 2600 years. Annually over 140 million bottles of rosé wine are consumed, this makes up what percentage of all Provençal wine?

75% of all Provençal wine is rosé.

55% of all Provençal wine is rosé.

35% of all Provençal wine is rosé.

15% of all Provençal wine is rose.
The traditional curvy, bowling-pin shaped wine bottle used for rosé wine in Provence (southern France) is sometimes called, referred to as what?

The forme courbée

The flûte à corset

The figure féminine

The bouteille rosé
France consumes more rosé than white wine, and is the world's largest producer of rosé. They produce approximately how much of the world's total rosé production?

Approx. 10% of the world's total rosé production.

Approx. 15% of the world's total rosé production.

Approx. 20% of the world's total rosé production.

Approx. 30% of the world's total rosé production.
Which of the following is the best conditions to serve and enjoy a glass of rosé wine?

Aged for at least 3-5 years and decanted.

At room temperature, with a little bit of cellaring.

Served chilled at 8-10°C, with none or little cellaring.

Served with 3 large ice-cubes and a dash of tonic water.
Which of the following 2011 Rosé wines - won a 'Trophy' at the 2012 Decanter World Wine Awards?

Château Routas Rosé

Marqués de Cáceres Rosado

Paul Jaboulet ‘Tavel’ Rosé

Rockburn ‘Stolen Kiss' Rosé
Which of the following is an ideal cuisine pairing suggestion with a chilled rosé wine?

Rosé wine paired with prawn kebabs.

Rosé wine paired with a salmon salad.

Rosé wine paired with sushi and sashimi.

All of the Above.
Which of the following Champagne Houses only makes a ‘Vintage’ Rosé Champagne?

Charles Heidsieck

Piper Heidsieck

Pol Roger

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