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Cornell Wines Exam 2
What are the three field sobriety tests?
Eye test (horizontal nystygmous)
Walk and turn
One leg stand
What five categories do the effects of drinking fall into?
What does sleep deprivation do to the effects of alcohol?
What are 4 things that treat hangovers?
What is the characteristic a buzz as you drink more?
What do tolerance, impaired control, desire to stop drinking, and blackouts signify?
What is the climate like in Spain?
Hot days, cool nights
What is the oldest wine region?
What blend is used to make Rioja?
Tempranillio, Garnacha, and others
What is a bodega?
A Spanish winery
What kind of wine is made in Priorato?
Powerful, expensive reds.
What are the appelations of Spain?
What country is Ribera del Duero?
What is the most important Spanish white wine?
What grape is Sherry made from?
What are the two main types of Sherry?
Lighter Fino and heavier Oloroso
What is flor?
The layer of yeast on fino Sherry.
Why is Australia focused on technology?
Lots of land and a low labor supply.
What is Australia's signature variety?
What is Australia known for?
Lots of varieties, low prices
What are two important Australian wine regions?
What percentage does an Australian varietal label require?
What is the Australian appellation?
What wine is New Zealand most known for?
What wine from where smells of gooseberry and cat pee?
Savignon Blanc from New Zealand
What is the top New Zealand red variety?
What is the most famous New Zealand wine region?
When did the quality of South African wine increase?
What is the South African climate like?
Hot and dry
Is South Africa more focused on reds or whites?
What is the most famous South African wine region?
What percentage of a South African wine must be the variety on the label?
Are South American wines generally white or red?
What is the signature variety of Chile?
What is the most important Chilean wine region?
What is the appellation in Chile?
Has there ever been phylloxera in Chile?
What is the requirement for a varietal label in Chile?
What is the requirement for an appellation in Chile?
What is the most important Argentinian region?
What is the most important Argentinian Red?
What is the most important Argentinian White?
Does Argentina have phylloxera?
Only a little
What percentage of a variety must an Argentinian wine have for a varietal label?
What percentage of a region must an Argentinian wine have for a regional label?
None, it's unregulated.
What is the climate like in Oregon?
Cool and wet
What is the major difference between Oregon and Washington climate?
Which side of the Cascade mountains it is on.
What is Oregon's signature variety?
Who is an important name in Oregon wines?
What are the three Oregon regions?
What percentage is required for an Oregon AVA?
What is Oregon's most popular white?
What is Washington's climate like?
Dry, hot days, cool nights
What is the signature red in Washington?
What is the signature white in Washington?
Who is a person important to Washington wines?
Name two Washington wine regions
When did Vinifera come to Washington?
In the 1960s.
What are the two subregions of the Cote D'Or?
Cote de Beaune in the south
Cote de Nuit in the north
What is the term for chateau or estate with Burgundy wines?
What are the four Burgundy districts?
What are the important Cote D'Or wines?
Chardonnay and Pinot Noir
What wine is Cote de Nuit famous for?
What wine is Cote de Beaune famous for?
What grape is Beaujolais wine made out of?
What color are Chablis wines?
What are the four ranks of Burgundy wines?
How did Chateauneuf-de-Pape get its name?
From the Avignon papacy.
What is a notable area of the Rhone?
What is the Cotes du Rhone appellation known for?
What distinguishes sparkling wines?
They have bubbles
What percentage of the wine market is made up of sparkling wines?
What does "brut" mean, and what wine is it used for?
When are vintage champagnes made?
Only in good years
What are the three types of village in the Champagne region?
What is blanc de blanc?
Champagne made only from white grapes
What is blanc de noir?
Champagne made only from red grapes
What is the largest champagne producer?
Moet & Chandon
How can you tell champagne is grower produced?
It says "RM"
What is the Charmant method?
The tank method of making sparkling wine
What is the transfer method?
Fermenting wine in a bottle and transferring it to another.
What is German sparkling wine called?
Should the bubbles in champagne be large or small?
What does spumante mean?
Italian for sparkling wine
What is cremant?
Non-champagne French sparkling wine
What is prosecco?
Italian sparkling wine made with Glerra grapes from Veneto
What is cava?
Spanish sparkling wine.
What is the difference between port and sherry?
Port is fortified during fermentation and tastes sweet, sherry is fortified after fermentation and tastes dry.
What is the name of the blending system for Sherry?
What special process is used with Madiera?
Carmelization by heating
What is the most important red grape in Portugal?
What is the most important Spanish region?
What is the signature grape of South Africa?
Who is a significant person to Argentina wines?
What 3 grapes are used to make Champagne?
What is cuvee?
The first pressing of grapes, champagne made from this.
What is dosage in Champagne?
Added wine and sugar.
What is Asti?
An Italian sparkling wine from Piedmont made with Moscato grapes.
Name two kinds of port
Where does cork come from?
Who is a significant name in modern Portugese wine?
Name three wine regions in Portugal