Last time I took the advanced, there were so many questions on RIVERS that I thought I was in a nautical navigation test.
I'm going to name a river, you answer what wine region its in, and ask us another river.
OK, here we go:
Dordogne, France, tributary of the Dordogne River?
Serein is in Chablis.
Riverina; New South Wales
Minho, Portugese border with Spain
Klein Karoo and Worchester South Africa
Coteaux du Layon in Anjou, the Loire Valley
Here is a list of the Rivers that we have used so far.
Isle - Dordogne, France
Serein - Chablis
Ngaruroro - Hawkes Bay
Sil - Ribeira Sacra
Lot - Cahors
Ebro - Rioja
Wairau - Marlborough
Ain - SW France, Jura/Savoie
Po/Tanaro - Alba/Asti
Vienne - Chinon
Bodrog - Tokaji
Main - Rhine(Franken)
Agly - Roussillon
Struma - Bulgaria/Greece
Ruamahanga - Wellington NZ
Okanagan -British Columbia
Siurana - Priorat
Biobio - Chile
Drome - Rhone/SE France
Palouse - Washington State
Mondego - Dao
Isonzo - Fruili
Guadalquivir - Cadiz Spain
Sava - Croatia
Dora Baltea - Valle d’Aosta
Kamp - Kamptal
Tisza - Tokaj
Murrumbidgee - Riverina - NSW
Minho - Portugese border of Spain
Touws - Klein Karoo/Worchester
Layon - Anjou
Savuto - Calabria
Savuto is in Calabria
Murray River is in Australia, in South Australia, and forms the border between New South Wales and Victoria. Also known as the Sunraysia Irrigation Scheme.
Oh yeah, sorry.... The Lontué River
Lontue, Curico Chile.... Great for whitewater rafting.
Central Otago New Zealand.....
Salinas Central Coast California
I give up...
Yadkin - North Carolina
Limay- Pattagonia, Argentina
Another name for the Danube but as far as actual local I'm unsure. Croatia? Romania? Germany?
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And from downtown for the win a 3 pointer.
Elbe River is located in what is sometimes referred to as the Elbe valley...Can you tell me where the Elbe is located (1), the more common name for Elbe valley(2) and the most widely cultivated varietal in the area (3)?
Elbe River / Valley - Sachen, Saxon Elbland, Muller Thurgau
Val D'Orcia, Tuscany.
Collio Goriziano Fruili Italy.
Merloux in Beaujoulais/N Rhone?
Adda - Tributarty of the Po flows through Valtellina
Nive - Southwest France Juracon
Brenne - 60 miles south of Tours Trib of the Armancon Yonne department?
World Atlas of Wine has the Brenne flowing through Vouvray, but the map is cut off so I do not know where it ends up.
Nive cuts through Irouleguy, according to Sotheby's, .
Anyone find Merloux?
Thur river is in Alsace flowing through Thann.
Googled Merloux to no avail.
Merloux : In Beaujolais south of the Morgon river.
Allright gloves are off!
Who gets it without Google?
Mount Lofty Ranges South Australia.