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Think you know your sparkling wine from champagne? Test your knowledge of the bubbly drink with 25 Champagne Quiz Questions and Answers.

A glass of champagne is perfect for a special occasion – whether it’s served at the toast for a celebration or simply enjoyed mixed with fresh orange in a Mimosa cocktail.

It may be your drink of choice or something you only have once a twice a year – or maybe something that just isn’t your cup of tea at all. But its place in society means that ‘Champagne’ is an instantly recognised household name.

So how much do you know about the bubbly drink? And do you know what makes Champagne different from sparkling wines? Test your knowledge with our ultimate Champagne Quiz featuring 25 questions and answers, some will be easy, some may be hard – and the multiple-choice questions will really get you thinking!

We hope you enjoy it!

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The Ultimate Collection of Champagne Quiz Questions

1. Named after the longest-lived man in the Bible, what is the bottle which holds 8 bottles of Champagne called?

2. James Bond and which famous French Champagne house happens to be one of the most enduring marketing partnerships in the motion picture history?

3. The name of which popular red wine grape variety is derived from the French words for ‘pine and black’?

4.  Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier and which other grape variety are usually used to make Champagne?

5. What is the process of rotating the bottles of Champagne called?
A. Riddling.
B. Roiling.
C. Riding.
D. Rouletting.

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6. Champagne Supernova” is a 1996 popular song by which English rock band?

7. Which brand of vintage Champagne is named after a Benedictine monk, an important quality pioneer for Champagne Wine?

8. What name is given to a wire cage that fits over the cork of a bottle of champagne?

9. What is the technique for opening a champagne bottle with a type of sword used in fencing called?

10. What is the driest style of Champagne called?
A. Doux.
B. Brut.
C. Sec.
D. Demi –Sec.

Bowl full of champagne corks with their cages still attached

11. Many of the largest champagne-producing houses, known as ‘les grandes marques’ have their headquarters in which populous city that lies 129 km northeast of Paris? (also unofficially known as the capital of the ‘Champagne Region’)

12. In the 17th Century in the French region of Champagne, little bubbles appeared in wine bottles. Bottles exploded, causing chain reactions of shattering bottles. What name was given to this wine by its makers?

13. “Remember gentlemen, it’s not just France we are fighting for, it’s Champagne!”- is one of the most popular quotes by which world-famous leader?

14. What is the minimum length that Vintage Champagne needs to be aged?
A. 1 year.
B. 2 years.
C. 3 years.
D. 4 years.

15. How many standard bottles of champagne does A Nebuchadnezzar hold?
A. 6
B. 9
C. 18
D. 20.

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16.  What is the beer cocktail made from a combination of stout (often Guinness) and white sparkling wine (often Champagne) called?
A. Black Widow.
B. Bloody Mary
C. Black Velvet
D. Pina Colada

17. Which Hollywood star was reputed to have taken a bath in 350 bottles of Champagne?

18. The name of which world-famous Champagne brand was mentioned in the 1974 song “Killer Queen” by the British rock band Queen?

19. What is the name of the gas that causes bubbles in a glass of Champagne?
A. Carbon dioxide.
B. Oxygen.
C. Nitrogen.
D. Hydrogen.

20. Named after one of the most popular flowers in Europe, what is the correct glass for champagne called?

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21. What was famously Sir Winston Churchill’s favourite brand of Champagne?

22. In which French town in the Champagne wine region would you find the Moet & Chandon Champagne House?

23. Which champagne house created the most expensive bottle of Champagne in the world?
A. Dom Perignon.
B. Armand de Brignac. 
C. Louis Roederer.
D. Taste of Diamonds.

24. How many bottles of Champagne are sold each year?

25. Approximately, how many houses produce Champagne in France?
A. 128
B. 260
C. 345
D. 401

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Champagne Quiz Questions and Answers

1. Named after the longest-lived man in the Bible, what is the 8 bottles of Champagne called?
Champagne Methuselah.

2. James Bond and which famous French Champagne house happens to be one of the most enduring marketing partnerships in the motion picture history?
Bollinger

3. The name of which popular red wine grape variety is derived from the French words for ‘pine and black’?
Pinot noir 

4.  Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier and which other grape variety are usually used to make Champagne?
Chardonnay

5. What is the process of rotating the bottles of Champagne called?
A. Riddling.
B. Roiling.
C. Riding.
D. Rouletting.

Multiple bottles of champagne in a copper cooler

6. Champagne Supernova” is a 1996 popular song by which English rock band?
Oasis

7. Which brand of vintage Champagne is named after a Benedictine monk, an important quality pioneer for Champagne Wine?
Dom Pérignon

8. What name is given to a wire cage that fits over the cork of a bottle of champagne?
Muselet.

9. What is the technique for opening a champagne bottle with a type of sword used in fencing called?
Sabrage.

10. What is the driest style of Champagne called?
A. Doux.
B. Brut.
C. Sec.
D. Demi –Sec.

Caged Champagne cork in focus

11. Many of the largest champagne-producing houses, known as les grandes marques have their headquarters in which populous city lies 129 km northeast of Paris?
Reims.

12. In the 17th Century in the French region of Champagne, little bubbles appeared in wine bottles. Bottles exploded, causing chain reactions of shattering bottles. What name was given to this wine by its makers?
The wine of the devil (“le vin du diable”)

13. “Remember gentlemen, it’s not just France we are fighting for, it’s Champagne!”- One of the most popular quote by which world-famous leader?
Winston Churchill

14. What is the name of the gas that causes bubbles in a glass of Champagne?
A. Carbon dioxide.
B.  Oxygen.
C.  Nitrogen.
D.  Hydrogen.

15. How many standard bottles of champagne does A Nebuchadnezzar hold?
A. 6.
B. 9.
C. 18.
D. 20

White rectangular pillow with the words 'Time to drink champagne and dance on the table'

16.  What is the beer cocktail made from a combination of stout (often Guinness) and white sparkling wine (often Champagne) called?
A. Black Widow.
B. Bloody Mary.
C. Black Velvet. 
D. Pina Colada.

17. Which Hollywood star was reputed to have taken a bath in 350 bottles of Champagne?
Marilyn Monroe.

18. What is the minimum length for Vintage Champagne to be aged?
A. 1 year.
B. 2 years.
C. 3 years.
D. 4 years.

19. The name of which world-famous Champagne brand was mentioned in the 1974 song “Killer Queen” by the British rock band Queen?
Moët & Chandon. The lead singer Freddie Mercury sings “She keeps her Moët et Chandon in her pretty cabinet”.

20. Named after one of the most popular flower in Europe, what is the correct glass for champagne called?
Tulip glass

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21. What was famously Sir Winston Churchill’s favourite brand of Champagne?
Pol Roger

22. In which French town in the Champagne wine region would you find the Moet & Chandon Champagne House?
Epernay

23. Which champagne house created the most expensive bottle of Champagne in the world?
A. Dom Perignon.
B. Armand de Brignac. 
C. Louis Roederer.
D. Taste of Diamonds at $2.07 million dollars(!)

24. How many bottles of Champagne are sold each year?
300 million bottles of Champagne

25. Approximately, how many houses produce Champagne in France?
A. 128.
B. 260. 
C. 345.
D. 401.

 

And that’s a wrap on our Champagne Trivia Questions and Answers. Got more than 20 right? We think you deserve a glass of Champagne to celebrate! 

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