5 Fun Wine Facts

By / Wine + Drinks / September 6th, 2013 / 2

Thanks to Napa Valley’s Shafer Vineyards for the inspiration behind this fun wine facts quiz. Think wine is serious and snobby? Well, try out this quiz and see for yourself. Afterwards, impress your friends and family with your wide and varied knowledge on the subjects. If that doesn’t work, you can toast your mighty efforts with a good glass of your favourite tipple.

Downton Abbey is hugely popular, resulting in a tourism boost for Highclere Castle where it’s filmed. Guess what else it’s inspired?

Downton Abbey wines
Globe & Mail, “Downton Abbey wine, anyone? Hit British show rolls out merchandise “

What country has become the first to carry wine made to taste like cola?

Shafer, “Line on Wine”

How did the Romans preserve wine?

They mixed lead with the wine!
The Hill, “Fun facts about wine”

What is a cork-tease?

Someone who talks about the wine, but never actually opens it.
Random Facts, “82 Delicious Facts About…”

Which country’s wine regions are named Benslimane, Berkane, Boulauane and Guerrouane?

Shafer, “Line on Wine”


Rosemary Mantini has always loved words. When she isn't working as the Associate Editor at Tidings Magazine, she's helping others achieve their writing dreams, and sometimes she even relaxes with a good book and a glass of wine.

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