WSET Level 3 Wines

Level 3 Wines Section 3 Part 37: Questions

Lesson 37 Chapter 1 Module 1

Here we are studying "Argentina" from our book and then using the questions to help retain our knowledge.

1. The vineyards of Argentina lie close to:


2. Most vineyards lie 600 metres or more above sea level:


3. What is parral?


4. In Argentina rainfall is:


5. Why is Argentina an important producer of organically grown grapes?


6. What is Argentina’s flagship variety?


7. What are the characteristics of Argentinian Malbec?


8. Most high quality Malbecs are matured in old oak:


9. What is the second most planted black variety in Argentina?


10. Where is Bonarda mainly grown?


11. Which of these areas widely grows Torrontés?


12. What are the characteristics of Argentinian Torrontés wine?


13. What traditional low quality variety is used to make cheap white wines for the domestic market?


14. Argentina has a GI system in common with most new world countries:


15. What is the most northerly vineyard area in Argentina?


16. How high are some of the vineyards in Salta?


17. How does La Rioja province avoid confusion with The Rioja region in Spain?


18. What Argentinian province dominates wine making?


19. Why is it possible to grow large quantities of grapes in Mendoza?


20. The Rio Negro vineyards of Patagonia have the cooling influence from being at high altitudes over 1000 metres: