Quiz: Wine-Ohs!

1) In the wine world, what is the term for the tubular glass, plastic, or wooden instrument used for withdrawing a sample of wine from a cask or barrel?




2) What is the approximate upper temperature limit before damage occurs to grapevines?

100 degrees Fahrenheit

105 degrees Fahrenheit

110 degrees Fahrenheit

3) In the movie Sideways, Miles’s prized bottle of wine-a 1961 Ch•teau Cheval Blanc-is a blend of what?

Merlot and cabernet franc

Merlot and pinot noir

Cabernet franc and pinot noir

answers: 1. Thief; 2. 110 degrees Fahrenheit; 3. Merlot and cabernet franc

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