Wine Trivia Wednesday–#55

Well, it is Wednesday again, and time for the Weekly Wine Quiz. Last week, the Quiz was comprised of a few general wine knowledge questions, which we need to address first.

1. What do all of the following have in common?

a. Les Clos
b. Les Preuses
c. Valmur
d. Vaudésir

All of the above are Grand Cru vineyards in Chablis.

2. Of those listed in Question #1, what is missing?

There are a total of seven Grand Cru vineyards in Chablis, thus the “missing” vineyards are Bougros, Grenouilles, and Blachots.

3. What do all of the following have in common and what is missing?

a. Beaujoolais
b. Chablis
c. La Côte d'Or
d. Mâconnais

All of the above are wine regions in Burgundy.

4. Of those listed in Question #3, what is missing?

The other main wine producing region in Burgundy is La Côte Chalonnaise.

Bonus Question: This is, of course, Jancis Robinson.Quiz 54

That means we have three winners: VinoInLove, binNotes©and juliabaileywine.  As a “prize” they have been added to my blogroll and will no doubt now be inundated with traffic. Nice work everyone!

On to this week’s quiz. Once again, instead of focusing on one wine region, the quiz this week is a hodgepodge of wine trivia. So in no particular order:

1. Generally speaking, what temperature needs to be achieved to promote bud break?

a. 40°F
b. 45°F
c. 50°F
d. 55°F

2. Put these white wines in order from (generally speaking) the wine with the greatest potential for aging to the wine with the least.

a. California Chardonnay 
b. German Riesling Auslese 
c. Sauternes 
d. White Burgundy

3. Put these red wines in order from (generally speaking) the wine with the greatest potential for aging to the wine with the least.

a. Barbaresco
b. Bordeaux Fifth Growth 
c. California Pinot Noir 
d. Vintage Port

4. What do the following have in common?

a. Aureole 
b. Citronelle 
c. Daniel 
d. Veritas

Bonus Question: Who is this?IMG_1149Good luck answers next week!

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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13 Responses to Wine Trivia Wednesday–#55

  1. oh! oh! I know the last one, that’s a drunk Robert Downey Jr.!!!

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  2. aFrankAngle says:

    I will admit that without Google, I would miss all of them …. so I will accept that.

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  3. talkavino says:

    1. 50F
    2. Sauternes, Riesling, White Burgundy, California Chardonnay
    3. Vintage port, Barbaresco, California Pinot, Bordeaux 5th growth
    4. Restaurants, recipients of James Beard Outstanding wine service award
    Bonus: Joe Roberts, a.k.a. 1WineDude

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  4. vinoinlove says:

    1. I think it’s 10°C and if my conversion calculator doesn’t fail me then that’s 50°F
    2. Sauternes, Riesling, White Burgundy, California Chardonnay
    3. Vintage Port, Barbaresco, Californian Pinot Noir, Bordeaux 5th Growth
    4. They are all wine restaurants. Aureole is in Las Vegas, Citronelle in D.C., Daniel in NYC and Veritas in College Station (TX).
    5. Don’t know who that guy is.

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  5. binNotes© says:

    Reblogged this on binNotes | a wine blog and commented:
    Check it out, folks – binNotes takes one for the team in a 3-way tie on The Drunken Cyclist’s Wine Trivia Wednesday #54…time to blow some brain cells in France and disqualify myself from future entries…Santé!

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  6. Frank Di Michale says:

    1. a
    2. c
    3. a
    4. Restaurants; probably with extensive wine cellars.

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