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Question 1: Other significant grape varieties include ________, Clairette Mayorquin, Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains, Pignerol and Roussanne.
RieslingCabernet SauvignonChardonnayWine

Question 2: The Romans called the area nostra provincia ("Our province") which gave the region its name - just north of the ________ it was the first Roman province outside Italy.
Jura MountainsGeographyAlpsHimalayas

Question 3: The main grape varieties of the region is Carignan, Cinsaut, Grenache, Mourvedre and Tibouren with the use of ________ and Syrah increasing.
ChardonnayCabernet SauvignonMerlotChilean wine

Question 4: The rosé wine in particular is noted for its ability to pair well with ________ based dishes, such as aioli.

Question 5: Throughout the region's history, viticulture and winemaking has been influenced by the cultures that have been present in Provence, from the Ancient Greeks, Romans, ________, Catalans, and Savoyards.

Question 6: The main village of the region is the historical town of ________.
Le TholonetArlesMarseilleAix-en-Provence

Question 7: Wine expert Karen MacNeil notes that most well made examples of Provençal wine have flavors and aromas that reflect the garrigue landscape of the region which includes wild ________, rosemary and thyme.
Lavender oilLavenderSyriaHerbalism

Question 8: Today the region is known predominately for its rosé wine, though wine critics such as ________ believe that region's best wines are the spicy, full flavoured red wines.
Tom StevensonAnthony RoseJancis RobinsonClive Coates

Question 9: The climate of the region is very hot with the surrounding valley known as the Val d'Enfer (Valley of ________).

Question 10: This unique terroir has encouraged interest from ________ producers like Maison Louis Latour to experiment with planting Pinot noir.
Burgundy wineChardonnayFrench wineChablis wine

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