Santorini

Quiz! Daily Wine Trivia Game from The Wine Ladies – Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

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Quiz! Daily Wine Trivia Game from The Wine Ladies – Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Winemaking on the island of Santorini dates back as far as the Bronze Age. A volcanic explosion circa 1650 left the island covered with lava, Pumice stone and ash which laid the foundation for unique and perfect soils for the production of distinct wines today. Which of the following is false?

1. Santorini is one of the wine producing regions of the Aegean Islands of Greece.
2. Santorini is a designated AOC region.
3. Santorini is well known for producing classic varietals Cabernet Sauvignon and Pinot Noir.
4. The grape Assyrtico and the world famous Vinsanto are both very important  to the island of Santorini.

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