Wine Trivia Wednesday–Back At It

After a few weeks off from Wine Trivia Wednesday, I decided to have another go at it this week. First, there was a little mini-quiz that we need to clear up first. A couple of weeks ago, I threw a few photos out there and asked you all to identify them.

1. Brugge at night.IMG_1851

2. The Cathedral in Reims.IMG_1816

3. Champagne Bollinger in Ay (that was a tough one).IMG_1782

4. Moët et Chandon in Epernay, France.IMG_4237

5. The Gravensteen Fort in GentIMG_1870

There were not really any “winners” in the quiz, but some credit should go to aFrankAngle for getting most of the locations (but not in the right order).

On to this week’s quiz.

On the weeks leading up to my recent trip to Champagne, my weekly quizzes focused on that region. I thought I would move on to several different wine regions in France (although sadly, I have no immediate plans to visit any of them). First up, Burgundy.

1. Which of the following towns does not belong on this list and why?

a. Chambolle-Musigny
b. Nuits-Saint-Georges
c. Gevrey-Chambertin
d. Morey-Saint-Denis

2. In what town is the prestigious Domaine de la Romanée-Conti located?romanee-conti-photo-14

3. For red wines, place the following areas of Burgundy in order of prestige (i.e., cost) from highest to lowest: Côte Chalonnaise, Côte de Nuits, Côte de Beaune.

4. Which town in Burgundy has the most Grand Cru vineyards for red wine?


About the drunken cyclist

I have been an occasional cycling tour guide in Europe for the past 20 years, visiting most of the wine regions of France. Through this "job" I developed a love for wine and the stories that often accompany the pulling of a cork. I live in Houston with my lovely wife and two wonderful sons.
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4 Responses to Wine Trivia Wednesday–Back At It

  1. aFrankAngle says:

    Hooray for me getting some props!

    These are good questions … and I look forward to see the answers of those more knowledgeable about French wines than I … which also means I’m not rushing to Google.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. talkavino says:

    As I mentioned many times before, Google is my friend : )
    1. Nuits-Saint-Georges – the only one AOC which doesn’t have any Grand Crus in it
    2. Vosne-Romanée
    3. Côte de Nuits, Côte de Beaune, Côte Chalonnaise
    4. Gevrey-Chambertin (9 Grand Crus)

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