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A Cheese & Wine Quiz To Celebrate 🧀🍷 'World Wine & Cheese Day' 25th July

Have some fun with this forty-five question quiz. Enliven it with a cheese and wine tasting session at the end.

Or you could do this during the quiz, to help with identification.

Before starting, 🍷 reminisce about old wine favourites - Mateus Rosé, Black Tower, Blue Nun, Bulls Blood, Hirondel, BabyCham & Cherry B.

Discuss favourite beverages, alcohol and non alcoholic & occasions when one might imbibe.

Discuss how much more expensive wine has become and how wine glasses have become bigger.

Next, discuss cheeses. What are people's favourites?


Some songs about wine ....

"Red, red wine, Go to my head

Make me forget that I, Still need her so"

‘Lilac Wine’ by Ellie Brooks -

"Lilac wine is sweet and heady, like my love

Lilac wine, I feel unsteady, like my love"

'Hotel California' by The Eagles -

"Mirrors on the ceiling, the pink champagne on ice

And she said 'We are all just prisoners here, of our own device'"

'When I'm 64' by The Beatles - "When I get older losing my hair, Many years from now Will you still be sending me a valentine, Birthday greetings, bottle of wine?"

"No more champagne

And the fireworks are through

Here we are, me and you

Feeling lost and feeling blue

It’s the end of the party"


1. What was Wallace & Gromit's favourite cheese?

2. Name this cheesy Welsh snack?

3. Name this cheesy snack for an infant?

4. Name the cheese made in the Welsh town where Tommy Cooper was born?

5. Name this 'Red' cheese?

6. Name this cheese which is made near a Somerset gorge?

7. Name this cheese which is made from Buffalo milk?

8. Name this Indian cheese?

9. Name this Greek cheese?

10. Name this Dutch cheese?

11. Wot is this cheesy puff snack called?

12. Name this 'Blue' cheese?

13. Name this baked French cheese?

14. Name this spreadable cheese?

15. Name the Italian cheese they sprinkle over your pasta?

16. Name this garlic and herb cheese roll?

17. Name this squeaky Greek cheese?

18. Name this other soft French cheese?

19. Name this holey cheese from Switzerland?

20. Complete the name of this cheese which is apparently the best for Nachos cheese dip?

Monterey ....

21. Name this famous cracker to go with all the cheese?

22. Name this pickle "Bring out the ........"?

23. What is the best selling (internationally) white wine (it is also a girl's name)?

24. What is the best selling (internationally) red wine which comes from a grape which has the English translation "Pine" and "Black"?

25. Name this fortified (with brandy) red wine that goes very well with cheese?

26. Who invented Champagne?

27. How fast can a cork fly out of a Champagne bottle?

28. How many bottles (75cl) are in a:

- Magnum?

- Jeroboam?

- Methuselah?

- Nebuchadnezzar?

29. Name this famous wine drinker?

30. Name this famous wine drinker?

31. Name this famous wine drinker?

32. Name this famous wine drinker?

33. Name this famous wine producer?

34. Name this famous wine producer?

35. Name these famous Champagne drinkers?

'Ab Fab' wine tasting sketch -

36. Name this famous wine drinker?

37. Name this famous Champagne waster?

38. Name this famous Champagne drinker?

39. Name this famous Champagne drinker?

40. Name this famous Champagne drinker?

41. Name this famous Champagne drinker?

42. Which type of wine did Hannibal Lecter like to eat liver with?

43. Name the TV sitcom & the characters?

Comedy 'Falling through the bar' sketch -

44. Name the TV shows & bars/pubs & characters?

45. Name this drink?

46. Final question. Name these two actors & (before watching) the drink?


'Drunken Sailor', Fisherman's Friends -



1. Wensleydale

2. Welsh Rarebit

3. Babybel

4. Caerphilly

5. Red Leicester

6. Cheddar

7. Mozarella

8. Matar Paneer

9. Feta

10. Edam

11. Wotsits

12. Blue Stilton

13. Camembert

14. Dairylea

15. Parmesan

16. Roule

17. Halloumi

18. Brie

19. Gouda

20. Monterey Jack

21. Ritz

22. Branston

23. Chardonnay

24. Pinot Noir

25. Port

26. The French monk Dom Perignon (in 1697)

27. Up to 50mph (which is why you should not point the bottle at anyone!)

28. Magnum = 2, Jeroboam = 6, Methuselah = 8 Nebuchadnezzar = 20

29. Donald Trump

30. Queen Elizabeth

31. Keith Floyd

32. Ricky Gervais

33. Graham Norton

34. Gary Barlow

35. Jennifer Saunders & Joanna Lumley (Edine Monsoon & Patsy Stone) 'Absolutely Fabulous'

36. Nigella Lawson

37. Lewis Hamilton

38. Audrey Hepburn

39. Marilyn Monroe

40. Camilla Parker-Bowles

41. Leonardo De Caprio

42. Chianti

43. 'Last Of The Summer Wine' / Combo, Clegg, Foggy & Nora Batty

44. 'Coronation Street' (Bett Lynch), 'Only Fools And Horses' / 'Nag's Head' (Del Boy & Rodney)

'Eastenders' (Peggy Mitchell), 'The Simpsons' / 'Moe's Bar' (Homer Simpson) (Duff Beer)

'Emmerdale', 'Cheers' (Sam Malone)

45. 'Babycham'

46. Leonard Rossiter & Joan Collins / 'Cinzano Bianco'

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