The world of wine is vibrant, constantly changing and ever so interesting. Everyday wine enthusiasts can learn and share their new experiences with good food and friends. So the following ‘Wine Quiz’ is a little bit of fun and learning for all - and for those a little more competitive a personal test of your wine knowledge.
So you think you know what the main grape varietals are used to make Port?
Or - You think you know the ideal temperatures to serve Port?
Take this short wine quiz and find out. A new wine quiz each week.

This Weeks Wine Quiz: How well do you know Port?

 

 
What is the name of the city where Port wine is aged?

Porto

Vila Nova de Gaia

Lisbon

Braga
There are 5 main traditional grape varietals used to make 'red' Port wine in the Douro Valley. Which option below contains the correct five red grapes?

Touriga Nacional - Tinta Roriz - Tinta Barroca - Touriga Branca - Tinto Cão

Tinta Barroca - Tinta Carvalha - Touriga Franca - Malvasia Preta - Tinta Roriz

Touriga Franca - Sousão - Touriga Nacional - Tinta Amarela - Malvasia Preta

Touriga Nacional - Touriga Francesa - Tinta Barroca - Tinta Roriz - Tinto Cão
Which of the following is not an official style of Port wine?

White Port

Colheita Port

Red Port

Tawny Port
The Douro in Portugal was the 2nd wine region in the world to be officially classified (after Tokaji in Hungary). In which year did this happen?

1756

1786

1826

1856
What is the name of the traditional square, shallow foot treading tanks made generally from granite - typically a meter in depth, used to crush Port grapes?

Mesa

Cesto

Lagare

Quinta
With the exception of a special category of (light, dry White & Rosé) Port. Typically Port wine is fortified to an alcohol strength of between which from the following?

19% - 22%

17% - 19%

15% - 17%

12% - 15%
Which of these red Port wines is not produced from a 'single' vintage?

Vintage

Late Bottled Vintage (LBV)

Colheita

Tawny
What is the name of the traditional boats used to transport Port wine down the Douro River?

Sailing Ship

Caravel

Rabelo

Gondola
Which of the following temperatures should 'White' Port ideally not be served at?

6ºC

8ºC

10ºC

14ºC
Which of the following is the best food pairing with Vintage Port?

Apple Pie

Grilled Fish

Roast Meat

Cheese & Nuts
After a bottle of Port is opened, its preservation will depend on the style of Port and its careful storage. What is the suggested period of time to keep a ‘Tawny' Port open?

3 - 4 days

3 - 4 weeks

3 - 4 months

3 - 4 years
Which year did the Douro Wine Region receive the UNESCO World Heritage Site classification?

1996

2001

2006

2011

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