Random Wine Questions

What is the Italian term for Botrytized wine?

What is the difference between oxidized and maderized wines?
Both turn the wines brown, but oxidization is caused by air contact and maderization is caused by heat contact. Both turn a white wine brown and cause nutty aromas.

What is the vine species credited with 95% of the world’s wine?
Vitis Vinifera

What two grapes contributed to the hybrid Pinotage from South Africa?
Pinot Noir & Cinsaut

What is the alcohol in wine called?

What is Mutage? 
The fermentation is stopped early by the addition of alcohol before the yeast has fermented out all the sugar. It is part of the process of making VDNs (Vin Douex Naturale)

What is The Wort?
The liquid that is produced in the beer making process from the malt meal that is created from the roasted barley step. The wort is then filtered, flavored, fermented, cooked and kegged or bottled.

How is a cigar size stated
In Length and ring sizes

How is Beaujolais Nouveau produced?
Carbonic Maceration

What is the formula for fermentation?
Sugar + Yeast + Heat = Alcohol + Carbon Dioxide

Where was the first AVA?
Augusta, Missouri

What is the Pineau de la Loire grape more commonly known as?
Chenin Blanc

In what town was Dom Perignon the Cellar Master?

What is the red grape of Bourgueil in the Touraine district of the Loire Valley
Cab Franc

Where is Glenrowan and Rutherglen located?
Northeast Victoria in Australia; the muscat and tokay styles are of very high quality.

What is Amtliche Prufungs number? 
The control number on labels of German QbA wine which have passed rigid testing and tastings.

What is Klassifizierte Lage?
German wines of superior quality from a single, terroir-driven, classified site which will be named on the label. Maximum yield of 65hl/ha

What is Gutsweine and Orstweine?
High-quality basic German wines which have a regional character

What are four regions of the Limestone coast in Australia?
Coonawarra, Mount Benson, Padthaway and Wrattonbully

What style of wine is Jurancon known for?
It produces a dry white wine and a more sought after sweet white wine. The grape varieties used are Gros Manseng, Petit Manseng and Courbu. The sweet wines are golden with exotic fruits and honey aromas which can age for a very long time. They are considered amongst the best wines in the South West of France.]