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Weekly Wine Quiz #12: The End of Prohibition

It seems that wine quiz #11, Bubbles, Big and Small, was really simple, and most of you did great – yes, the correct answer is 49,000,000 – assuming our source of information didn’t make a grave mathematical error (you can read about it here).

For the next few of quizzes, I want to focus a bit on history. Actually, a wine quiz by 1WineDude Joe Roberts, called State of (Grape) Affairs, prompted me to look at the historical side of all things wine.

Have you ever tried a wine from state of Missouri? Me neither – and it appears that before Prohibition, there were more than 2 million gallons of wine produced in the State of Missouri, including internationally renowned wines. Prohibition squarely put an end to it and tremendous number of vineyards were destroyed.

I don’t know about you, but I’m surely glad Prohibition was repealed on December 5, 1933. Of course while majority of the states had to vote for repeal of the Prohibition, there is one state which is considered to have a deciding vote. Do you know what state was that?

As a bonus question, please provide a number of deciding vote (use comments section).

Have fun! Cheers!

  1. sephage01
    May 19, 2012 at 12:49 pm

    Thanks for the mention – GREAT question!!!

    • talkavino
      May 22, 2012 at 11:20 pm

      Thank you!

  2. May 21, 2012 at 2:13 pm

    Utah was the 36th state to vote for repeal, but on the same day as Utah, Ohio and good ole PA also voted to repeal.

    • talkavino
      May 22, 2012 at 11:22 pm

      You are absolutely correct! You do get the first prize, which is this reply 🙂


  1. May 22, 2012 at 2:06 pm
  2. October 13, 2012 at 10:38 am

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