Wine Making Quiz

Wine Making Quiz
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Wine making is no easy task. It involves patience, know-how and time. How knowledgeable are you about wine making? Take this quiz and find out!
California accounts for what percentage of all U.S. wine?
40-50 percent
60-70 percent
80-90 percent
California account for 80-90 percent of all U.S. wine.How Wine Making Works

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What process is affected by the complex interaction between an area's soil, topography and climate?
Uviculture
Vinoculture
Viticulture
Viticulture is the process affected by the complex interaction between an area's soil, topography and climate.How Wine Making Works

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In the winemaking process, what is the name for the crushed grapes and juice?
Must
In the winemaking process, must is the name for the crushed grapes and juice.How Wine Making Works
Mist
Mast

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What gives red wines their dark color?
The soil where the grapes were grown
The red grape juice
The red grape skins
The red grape skins give red wines their dark color.How Wine Making Works

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What is used to keep the fermentation tanks at 40 degrees Fahrenheit?
Liquid nitrogen
Glycol
Glycol is used to keep fermentation tanks at 40 degrees Fahrenheit.How Wine Making Works
Ice

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What is the name of the 10-step process whereby the glucose is broken down by the yeast?
Glycolysis
Glycolysis is the name of the 10-step process whereby the glucose is broken down by yeast.How Wine Making Works
Glycolic diffusion
Sucrolysis

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How long does the fermentation process take?
1-2 weeks
2-4 weeks
The fermentation process takes 2-4 weeks.How Wine Making Works
4-6 weeks

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Which type of wine is allowed to settle before the yeast is filtered out of it?
White wine
White wine is allowed to settle before the yeast is filtered out of it.How Wine Making Works
Red wine
California wine

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What is the name of the process whereby the bottle is placed upside-down and rotated one-eighth of a turn every day, allowing the dead yeast cells settle into the neck of the bottle?
Ruddling
Riddling
Riddling is the name of the process whereby the bottle is placed upside-down and rotated one-eighth of a turn every day, allowing the dead yeast cells to settle into the neck of the bottle.How Wine Making Works
Rattling

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Which type of wine has a mixture of white-wine brandy and sugar added to top off the bottle?
Chardonnay
Riesling
Champagne
Champagne has a mixture of white-wine brandy and sugar added to top off the bottle.How Wine Making Works

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You Got:
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