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Question 1: In 1979, Bairrada was added and in 1980 the Algarve region (Lagoa, ________, Portimão, and Tavira) was finally demarcated.

Question 2: ________ vines need to grow in schist rich soil and require a specific micro-climate.
Madeira winePort wineFortified winePortuguese wine

Question 3: The appellation system of the Douro region was created nearly two hundred years before that of ________, in order to protect its superior wines from inferior ones.
FranceUnited KingdomCanadaItaly

Question 4: The wine is exported from the city of ________, thus acquiring the name porto (or "port" in English-speaking countries).
Liberdade Square (Porto)PortoCasa do InfantePalácio da Bolsa

Question 5: Vinho Verde wines are now largely exported, and are the most exported Portuguese wines after the ________.
Fortified wineMadeira winePort winePortugal

Question 6: Portugal has two wine producing regions protected by UNESCO as ________: the Douro Valley Wine Region (Douro Vinhateiro) and Pico Island Wine Region (Ilha do Pico Vinhateira).
Universal Postal UnionUnited Nations Human Rights CouncilWorld Heritage SiteFood and Agriculture Organization

Question 7: And during the period of discoveries, Henry the Navigator brought to the newly discovered island of Madeira the Moscatel and Malvasia from the Greek Island of ________.

Question 8: During the ________ in the 12th and 13th centuries, with the populating (povoamento) of the conquered territories, areas due to religion the Arabs reduced wine production.
CrusadesSpanish InquisitionInquisitionReconquista

Question 9: The wine is produced in the beautiful landscape of the Douro Valley in Alto Douro region, a region that is classified as World Heritage by ________.
Special Court for Sierra LeoneUnited Nations High Commissioner for RefugeesUNICEFUNESCO

Question 10: The wide array of Portuguese grape varietals contributes as significantly as the soil and climate to wine differentiation, producing distinctive wines from the Northern regions to Madeira Islands, and from ________ to the Azores.
AlgarvePortugalNorte Region, PortugalCentro Region, Portugal


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