Quiz! Wine Trivia that Even Ted Allen Would Appreciate

Not just for the oenophiles at the table, you too can learn quirky, shareable facts about reds, whites, and booze.

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True or False: red wine is made from red grapes, and white wine is made from white grapes

True or False: red wine is made from red grapes, and white wine is made from white grapes

True or False: red wine is made from red grapes, and white wine is made from white grapes

True or False: red wine is made from red grapes, and white wine is made from white grapes
False; red wine gets its color because the grape skins are left to ferment with the juice. To make white wine, the skins are removed before fermentation.

Q: How many standard wine bottles equals one Nebuchadnezzar?

Q: How many standard wine bottles equals one Nebuchadnezzar?

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Q: How many standard wine bottles equals one Nebuchadnezzar?

Q: How many standard wine bottles equals one Nebuchadnezzar?
A: 20 (yes, 20!) standard (750 mL) bottles! Other fun names for large format wine bottles include Rehoboam (6 bottles), Methusaleh (8 bottles), and magnum (2 bottles).

Q: What was Dom Perignon's occupation when he invented Champagne?

Q: What was Dom Perignon's occupation when he invented Champagne?

Q: What was Dom Perignon's occupation when he invented Champagne?

Q: What was Dom Perignon's occupation when he invented Champagne?
A: He was a monk.

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Q: Which South American wine countries are known for their good-value red wine?

Q: Which South American wine countries are known for their good-value red wine?

Q: Which South American wine countries are known for their good-value red wine?

Q: Which South American wine countries are known for their good-value red wine?
A: Chile and Argentina!

Q: What kind of French wine is traditionally made from the pinot noir grape?

Q: What kind of French wine is traditionally made from the pinot noir grape?

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Q: What kind of French wine is traditionally made from the pinot noir grape?

Q: What kind of French wine is traditionally made from the pinot noir grape?
A: Burgundy.

Q: "Slainte" is a typical toast in which country?

Q: "Slainte" is a typical toast in which country?

Q: "Slainte" is a typical toast in which country?

Q: "Slainte" is a typical toast in which country?
A: Ireland; the word means "health."

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True or false: fortified wines have been distilled to have a greater alcohol content

True or false: fortified wines have been distilled to have a greater alcohol content

True or false: fortified wines have been distilled to have a greater alcohol content

True or false: fortified wines have been distilled to have a greater alcohol content
False; Fortified wines have had brandy or another spirit added to them.

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