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Champagne Wine Region Quiz
by Staff
Champagne is one of the most heavily praised wine regions on Earth. How knowledgeable are you on the Champagne Wine Region? Take this quiz and find out!

Which of the following statements is true?

  • The Champagne region of France is the second best wine region in Europe.
  • The Champagne region of France is not held in high regard.
  • The Champagne region of France is one of the most heavily praised wine regions on Earth.

What designations do wines in France fall under?

  • DOC
  • AOC
  • BOC

What type of grape is used to make champagne?

  • Pinot Noir
  • Chardonnay
  • All of the above

Vine restrictions for champagne production include:

  • Spacing
  • Pruning
  • All of the above

Which of the following statements is true?

  • Wines bearing the AOC label must follow very strict rules.
  • Wines bearing the AOC label are not of high quality.
  • Wines bearing the AOC label are often produced in Italy.

Which of the following statements is true?

  • In order for wine to be called champagne, it must be produced in the Champagne region.
  • In order for wine to be called Champagne, it must be produced in Europe.
  • Any sparkling wine can be called champagne.

The invention of champagne is attributed to:

  • Dom Péringnon
  • Pierre Champagne
  • Saint Rémi

Dom Peringnon was a:

  • monk
  • vineyard owner
  • None of the above

What disease destroys grapevines?

  • Pneumonia
  • Phylloxera
  • Pirolexia

Where is the Champagne wine region located?

  • 90 miles northeast of Paris
  • 90 miles southwest of Paris
  • In Paris