How well do you know Italian wine?

Do you consider yourself to be an expert? The following is a small quiz, which tests your knowledge. Of course this is not a thorough test, but it can give you an idea as to how well you’re familiar with Italian enology. Mark the answers, you think are correct and then click on "CALCULATE YOUR SCORE" to see the results.

  1. In which of these islands is DOC wine produced ?
  2. "Dolcetto" wine is :
  3. "Vermentino" is typical wine from :
  4. Which of these wines is more longevous ?
  5. How many DOC wines are there in Italy ?
  6. In which of these regions do pre-fillossera vineyards still exist ?
  7. Vin(o) Santo DOC is produced in ... ?
  8. "Sciacchetrà" is ... ?
  9. "Sfursat" is ... ?
  10. How many DOC wines exist in the province of Milan ?
  11. What do Inferno, Gattinara and Barolo have in common ?
  12. "Recioto" gets its name from ... ?
  13. "Amarone" is ... ?
  14. Viticulture in Valtellina is defined as "heroic" due to: ... ?
  15. The two famous Italian areas for the production of classic method spumante wine are ... ?
  16. Malvasia of Lipari is obtained from ... ?
  17. The term "enotria" given by the Greeks to Italy owes its name to ... ?
  18. "Negro Amaro" is ... ?
  19. The name of "Gutturnio" wine comes from ... ?
  20. The region with the highest percentage of DOC wines is ... ?
  21. "Catarratto" is ... ?
  22. "Vernaccia" is ... ?
  23. The vine which gives the most quantity of wine in Italy is ... ?
  24. "Picolit" is ... ?
  25. How many areas of "Chianti" are there ... ?
  26. Who was the first to use glass bottles and wooden barrels to conserve wine ?
  27. Which was the first Italian wine to obtain DOC ?
  28. "Cannellino" is ... ?
  29. Before putting Barolo wine on the market, it should be left to age for at least ... ?
  30. "Albeisa" is ... ?

Right answers are marked in GREEN while wrong ones are marked in RED

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