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Question 1: The wines are normally packaged in distinctive, heavy dark wine bottles embossed with ________.
Catholic ChurchPopePapal MassPapal regalia and insignia

Question 2: Châteauneuf-du-Pape is an AOC for wine made near the village of Châteauneuf-du-Pape in the Rhône wine region in southeastern ________.
FranceItalyCanadaUnited Kingdom

Question 3: [3] Prior to ________ the bulk of Châteauneuf-du-Pape was sold to Burgundy as vin de médecine to be added to Burgundy wine to boost the strength and alcohol levels.
Caucasus CampaignArmenian GenocideWestern Front (World War I)World War I

Question 4: In 1308, ________, former Archbishop of Bordeaux, relocated the papacy to the town of Avignon.
Pope Benedict XIPope Clement VPope Boniface VIIIPope Alexander VI

Question 5: Red varieties allowed are Cinsaut, Counoise, ________, Mourvèdre, Muscardin, Piquepoul Noir, Syrah, Terret Noir, and Vaccarèse (Brun Argenté).
Chenin blancGrenacheCabernet FrancCabernet Sauvignon

Question 6: They seem to have increased in reputation within France until ________ hit in the early 1870s, which was earlier than most other French wine regions were affected.
Eupoecilia ambiguellaVitis viniferaPhylloxeraVitis

Question 7: White and pink varieties are Bourboulenc, Clairette Blanche, Clairette Rose, Grenache Blanc, ________, Picardan, Piquepoul Blanc, Piquepoul Gris, and Roussanne.
GrenacheCabernet SauvignonCabernet FrancChenin blanc

Question 8: The AOC requirements limit yields to 368 ________ per acre, which is nearly half the yields allowed in Bordeaux.
CanadaAntigua and BarbudaGallonGuyana

Question 9: Clement V and subsequent "Avignon Popes" were said to be great lovers of Burgundy wines and did much to promote it during the seventy-year duration of the ________.
Protestant ReformationCrusadesAvignon PapacyWestern Schism

Question 10: [7] Another one of the Baron's requirements was that no vineyards could be planted on land that wasn't arid enough to support plantings of both ________ and thyme.
LavenderLavender oilHerbalismSyria
















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