wine facts Selected as the most interesting among alcohol related questions in Alcohol quiz What was the name of the monk famous for his contributions to the Champagne making process?Dom Pérignon. In 1718, Canon Godinot published a set of wine making rules that were said to be established by Dom Pérignon. Prior to blending he would taste the grapes without knowing the source vineyard to avoid influencing his perceptions. References to his "blind tasting of wine" have led to the common misconception that Dom Pérignon was blind.Created by: globalquiz.orgalcohol facts » What are these vintage glasses for?Champagne. Legend has it the shape of the glass was modelled on the breast of Marie Antoinette. The broad surface area allows champagne to lose its carbonation more quickly, making it not suitable for the current style of very dry champagnes. It therefore fell out of fashion except for traditional occasions such as weddings, where it is often stacked in layers to build a champagne tower.Created by: globalquiz.orgglass facts » Aszú, Furmint and Szamorodni are kinds of ...Tokaji is the name of the wines from the Tokaj wine region in Hungary or the adjoining Tokaj wine region in Slovakia.Created by: NinjaiHungary facts » What is the meaning of the label "Reserva" on a Spanish wine?Aged for at least three years. In Portuguese and Spanish wines, the requirements varies between regions, but typically, when used on a label "Reserva" means that the wine was aged for at least three years in the cask and bottle, at least one of which must have been in the cask.Created by: Ninjaidrinks facts » What are these glasses for?Champagne. The narrow bowl of the champagne flute is designed to retain champagne's signature carbonation, by reducing the surface area at the opening of the bowl. Created by: globalquiz.orgbeverages facts » In which country, except Hungary, Tokaj wine is produced?Slovakia. Tokaj - white hungarian dessert wine produced with wilted gapes in hungarian region Tokaj-Hegyalja (north-east Hungary and south-west Slovakia)Created by: GabrielBaranalcohol facts » Where did the "Primitivo" grape variety originate?From Croatia. Primitivo, zinfandel, tribidrag, crljenak kaštelanski, kratošija - red grape variety, originating in CroatiaCreated by: Tschuka fruits facts » Play alcohol quiz and see all the questions.