9/23/2016 – Champagne (1000 Questions!)


Welcome to Five Course Trivia! Five days a week, we’ll post five questions about something from the culinary world, from soup to nuts and all dishes in between.

Today, the 1000th original question gets asked on Five Course Trivia! It has been a great journey writing all of these questions, and I certainly feel more of a world traveler and more cultured through this new knowledge. Also, I especially have to thank the 11 folks who have guest written for FCT (whose questions are counted in the 1000). I look forward to writing more questions right here, and I hope I will not rest until my F/D percentage is .900+.

To celebrate 1000 questions, here’s a spot of champagne. Cheers!

999. The sweetness of champagne is determined by the amount of sugar per liter. What word is given for champagne with less than 12 grams of sugar per liter, and what word is given for champagne between 17 and 32 grams of sugar? Both of these words can be preceded by the word “Extra” for a category in similar number.

1000. Pedantry will tell you that sparkling wine is called champagne if it is produced in the Champagne region of France. Which of these numbered regions is France’s Champagne region?

Question 1000

1001. Name the man in the statue seen here, who died in 1715.

Question 1001

1002. Created by Tupac Shakur, the cocktail Thug Passion is made by mixing Alize Gold Passion cognac with what champagne brand?

1003. LVMH is the abbreviation of a French luxury goods conglomerate. One of those four letters represents a champagne brand whose namesake’s grandson paired up with Pierre-Gabriel Chandon in 1833. One of the four letters represents  a brand formed 1765 headquartered in Cognac, France. The other two letters represent a non-drink brand. What are these three luxury brands?

Next Monday: More food trivia! Have a great weekend!


999. Brut, Sec
1000. 4 (The regions are found here)
1001. Dom Perignon
1002. Cristal
1003. Moet, Hennessy, Louis Vuitton

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