2009 Wines and Spirits List

Divider

 

No.

Grape Varietal or blend

Country/Province of Origin

Region or Appelation

Vintage

 

Amateur Round

1

Viognier

Chile

Central Valley

2008

2

Pinot Noir

CanadaOkanagan Valley2007

3

Cabernet Sauvignon - TempranilloSpainPenedes2005

 

Professional Round

1

Viognier

ChileCentral Valley

2008

2

Pinot NoirCanadaOkanagan Valley2007

3

Cabernet Sauvignon - TempranilloSpain

Penedes

2005

4

RieslingAustraliaSouth Australia2008

5

MalbecArgentinaMendoza2006

6

Gamay

FranceBurgundy2007

7

Syrah/ShirazSouth AfricaCoastal Region2007

 

CCOVI VQA Round

1

Pinot Gris / Pinot Grigio

Ontario

Niagara Peninsula - Niagara River2008

2

GewurztraminerOntarioNiagara Peninsula - Short Hills Bench2007

3

Syrah/ShirazOntarioNiagara Peninsula - Creek Shores2007

 

Spirits Round

1

GrainRussia

Vodka

Unaged

2

CornUSA-KentuckyBourbon

9 years

3

GrainIrelandIrish Whiskey12 years

 

SUPER BONUS QUESTIONS.  Question #1 only to be used in the case of a tie.  Question #2 will only come into effect in the case of a continued tie.

 

AMATEUR Round:

Super Bonus #1 - ANSWER:  D. Merlot

Super Bonus #2 - ANSWER:  C. Appellation d'Origine Controlee

 

PROFESSIONAL Round:

Super Bonus #1 - ANSWER:  C. Carignan

Super Bonus #2 - ANSWER:  B. Vernaccia di San Gimignano

 

CCOVI-VQA Round:

Super Bonus #1 - ANSWER:  C. Niagara Bench

Super Bonus #2 - ANSWER:  E. Vine density or grape yield in the vineyard

 

SPIRIT Round:

Super Bonus #1 - ANSWER:  C. Scotch whisky can be aged in Bourbon barrels

Super Bonus #2 - ANSWER:  B. Grande Champagne