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Question 1: [1] It is typically a sweet, red wine, often served as a ________, and comes in dry, semi-dry, and white varieties.
Dessert wineStraw wineIce wineFortified wine

Question 2: What does the following picture show?

  Rabelos, a type of boat traditionally used to transport barrels of port down the River Douro for storage and aging in caves at Vila Nova de Gaia near Porto
  Vintage port from 1870 and 1873
  Vintage port from 1870 and 1873

Question 3:
Port wine, Douro DOC and Ginjinha are all:
Portuguese wine Fortified wine All pages needing cleanup Portuguese products with protected designation of origin

Question 4: The demarcation of the Douro River Valley includes a broad swath land of pre-________ schist and granite.
Geologic time scaleCambrianDevonianCambrian explosion

Question 5:
Port wine, Vermouth and Muscat (grape and wine) are all:
Portuguese wine Portuguese products with protected designation of origin All pages needing cleanup Fortified wine

Question 6:
Port wine, Rani Lakshmibai and Revelstoke, British Columbia are all:
Fortified wine Portuguese wine Portuguese products with protected designation of origin All pages needing cleanup

Question 7: The wine is then stored and aged, often in ________ stored in a cave (pronounced "ka-ve" and meaning "cellar" in Portuguese) as is the case in Vila Nova de Gaia, before being bottled.
HogsheadBarrelEnglish unitsFirkin

Question 8: The Port and Douro Wines Institute is an official body belonging to the Ministry of Agriculture of ________, and is a key institution in promoting the industry and knowledge of making Port wine.
SpainGreecePortugalEast Timor

Question 9: Port wine (also known as Vinho do Porto, Porto, and often simply Port) is a Portuguese style of fortified wine originating from the Douro Valley in the northern provinces of ________.
East TimorSpainGreecePortugal

Question 10: The region is protected from the influences of the ________ by the Serra do Marão mountains.
Indian OceanAtlantic OceanArctic OceanPacific Ocean







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