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Question 1: The area has a similar Mediterranean climate to other Catalan wine regions, but is more heavily influenced by the strong winds off the Mediterranean that moderate the risk of ________ and vine diseases.
CryobiologyFreezingIceFrost

Question 2: The local ________ soil is of particularly poor quality, composed of quartz and slate, which also helps to limit yields.
List of vineyard soil typesCabernet SauvignonMineralSedimentary rock

Question 3: The area has a long winemaking tradition and was the birthplace of the ________ Cava, invented in the early 1870s in Sant Sadurní d'Anoia by Josep Raventos of Codorníu Winery.
ChardonnayChenin blancChampagne (wine)Sparkling wine

Question 4: The region also began to import more international varieties and better clonal vine selections of grapes such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Gewürztraminer, Merlot, Pinot noir, ________ and Sauvignon blanc.
German wineWineAustrian wineRiesling

Question 5: The Conca de Barberà DO is located between the Costers del Segre, Penedès and Tarragona DOs with vineyards at elevations of around 1,600 ft (490 m) above ________.
Thermohaline circulationPhysical oceanographyCurrent sea level riseSea level

Question 6: The river ________ provides the irrigation vital to the viticulture of the area, which includes Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Macabeo, Merlot, Parellada, Pinot noir and Tempranillo plantations.
SpainCantabriaEbroCastile and León

Question 7: The Costers del Segre DO is located near the city of ________ along the Segre River.
SegriàAlfarràsAlguaireLleida

Question 8: The area has a diversity of soil types, mostly calcareous sediments mixed with alluvium and ________.
ClayEarthquakeSandSoil liquefaction

Question 9: The Priorat DOQ has been producing wine since the 12th century when ________ monks planted a vineyard and established a priory from which the region took its name.
Catholic religious orderDiscalced CarmelitesDominican OrderCarthusian

Question 10: The city of ________ is the capital of Catalonia and the focal point of the Catalan wine industry, serving as its primary consumer market, an exporting coastal port and source of financial investment and resources.
Àmbit metropolità de BarcelonaLa Rambla, BarcelonaSagrada FamíliaBarcelona







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