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 the main wine regions in Germany?
Or - You think you know the wine classifications levels in Germany?
Take this short wine quiz and find out. A new wine quiz each week.

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


German wine is best known for producing quality expressions of which grape varietal?

Cabernet Sauvignon

Pinot Noir


Sauvignon Blanc
Most of Germany's fine wine regions could be described how?

Cool climates.

Steep, sloped hillside vineyards.

Slate and schist soils.

All of the Above.
In the Prädikatswein wine classification system in Germany, the levels from Kabinett to Trockenbeerenauslese are predominantly determined by what?

Degrees of alcohol at bottling.

How confusing can they make the label.

Residual sugar levels in the bottled wine.

Sugar levels in the grapes before fermentation.
In recent years, how has the style and direction of German fine wines changed?

Changed from bottled wines to casks and kegs.

Changed from Gewürztraminer to more ‘Spanish’ varietals.

Changed from sweet Riesling’s to more ‘Italian’ grape varietals.

Changed from sweet expressions to more dry, mineral style wines.
Spätburgunder is the German name for which wine grape varietal?

Pinot Noir

Pinot Gris


Cabernet Sauvignon
German Rieslings can typically be described as having which characteristics?

Aromas and flavours of peach, apricot, apple, lime and mineral notes.

Creamy texture, with butter, melon, fig and hazelnut flavours.

Red and black berry fruits, with tobacco and leather notes.

Tropical ripe fruits, with toasty, spiced oak flavours.
Which of the following German Prädikatswein ripeness levels is considered as a dessert wine?




All of the Above.
Which one of the following wine regions in Germany is famous for red wines?




The word ‘Trocken’ on a German wine label indicates that the wine is?

Bone Dry

Excellent Quality

Medium Dry

Very Sweet
Which of the following is the main grape varietal in the Baden wine region of Germany?




Which of the following is not a famous German vineyard?

Graacher Himmelreich

Piesporter Goldtröpfchen

Urziger Würzgarten

Willy Gisselbrecht
What does the German word 'Eiswein' mean on a wine label?

Ice Wine

Late Harvest

Nice Wine

Single Vineyard
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