wine

Definitions of wine
  1. noun
    fermented juice (of grapes especially)
    synonyms: vino
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    vintage
    a season's yield of wine from a vineyard
    red wine
    wine having a red color derived from skins of dark-colored grapes
    white wine
    pale yellowish wine made from white grapes or red grapes with skins removed before fermentation
    blush wine, pink wine, rose, rose wine
    pinkish table wine from red grapes whose skins were removed after fermentation began
    altar wine, sacramental wine
    used in a communion service
    sparkling wine
    effervescent wine
    Burgundy, Burgundy wine
    red table wine from the Burgundy region of France (or any similar wine made elsewhere)
    Bordeaux, Bordeaux wine
    any of several red or white wines produced around Bordeaux, France or wines resembling them
    California wine
    any of various wines produced in California
    Cotes de Provence
    a wine from southeastern France on the Mediterranean coast
    dessert wine
    still sweet wine often served with dessert or after a meal
    Dubonnet
    (trademark) a sweet aromatic French wine (red or white) used chiefly as an aperitif
    jug wine
    inexpensive wine sold in large bottles or jugs
    macon, maconnais
    fine Burgundy wine usually white and dry
    plonk
    a cheap wine of inferior quality
    retsina
    Greek wine flavored with resin
    Rhone wine
    any of various wines from the Rhone River valley in France
    table wine
    wine containing not more than 14 percent alcohol usually served with a meal
    Tokay
    Hungarian wine made from Tokay grapes
    vermouth
    any of several white wines flavored with aromatic herbs; used as aperitifs or in mixed drinks
    generic, generic wine
    a wine that is a blend of several varieties of grapes with no one grape predominating; a wine that does not carry the name of any specific grape
    varietal, varietal wine
    a wine made principally from one grape and carrying the name of that grape
    fortified wine
    wine to which alcohol (usually grape brandy) has been added
    mulled wine
    wine heated with sugar and spices and often citrus fruit
    bubbly, champagne
    a white sparkling wine either produced in Champagne or resembling that produced there
    cold duck
    pink sparkling wine originally from Germany
    Beaujolais
    dry fruity light red wine drunk within a few months after it is made; from the Beaujolais district in southeastern France
    Medoc
    red Bordeaux wine from the Medoc district of southwestern France
    Canary wine
    a sweet white wine from the Canary Islands
    Chablis, white Burgundy
    dry white table wine of Chablis, France or a wine resembling it
    Montrachet
    a white Burgundy wine
    Chardonnay, Pinot Chardonnay
    dry white table wine resembling Chablis but made from Chardonnay grapes
    Pinot noir
    dry red California table wine made from purple Pinot grapes
    Pinot blanc
    dry white California table wine made from white Pinot grapes
    claret, red Bordeaux
    dry red Bordeaux or Bordeaux-like wine
    Chianti
    dry red Italian table wine from the Chianti region of Tuscany
    Cabernet, Cabernet Sauvignon
    superior Bordeaux type of red wine
    Merlot
    dry red wine made from a grape grown widely in Bordeaux and California
    Sauvignon blanc
    a California wine
    Moselle
    German white wine from the Moselle valley or a similar wine made elsewhere
    Muscadet
    dry white wine from the Loire valley in France
    Rhenish, Rhine wine, hock
    any of several white wines from the Rhine River valley in Germany (`hock' is British usage)
    Rioja
    dry red table wine from the Rioja region of northern Spain
    sack
    any of various light dry strong white wine from Spain and Canary Islands (including sherry)
    Soave
    dry white Italian wine from Verona
    zinfandel
    dry fruity red wine from California
    Sauterne, Sauternes
    semisweet golden-colored table or dessert wine from around Bordeaux in France; similar wine from California
    straw wine
    sweet wine from grapes partially sun-dried on the vine or on straw mats
    vin ordinaire
    cheap French table wine of unspecified origin
    Italian vermouth, sweet vermouth
    sweet dark amber variety
    French vermouth, dry vermouth
    dry pale amber variety
    Chenin blanc
    made in California and the Loire valley in France
    Verdicchio
    a dry white Italian wine made from Verdicchio grapes
    Vouvray
    a dry white French wine (either still or sparkling) made in the Loire valley
    Yquem
    a sweet white French wine
    Madeira
    an amber dessert wine from the Madeira Islands
    port, port wine
    sweet dark-red dessert wine originally from Portugal
    sherry
    dry to sweet amber wine from the Jerez region of southern Spain or similar wines produced elsewhere; usually drunk as an aperitif
    Marsala
    dark sweet or semisweet dessert wine from Sicily
    muscadel, muscadelle, muscat, muscatel
    wine from muscat grapes
    bishop
    port wine mulled with oranges and cloves
    negus
    wine and hot water with sugar and lemon juice and nutmeg
    type of:
    alcohol, alcoholic beverage, alcoholic drink, inebriant, intoxicant
    a liquor or brew containing alcohol as the active agent
  2. noun
    a red as dark as red wine
    synonyms: wine-colored, wine-coloured
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    type of:
    dark red
    a red color that reflects little light
  3. verb
    drink wine
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    type of:
    booze, drink, fuddle
    consume alcohol
  4. verb
    treat to wine
    “Our relatives in Italy wined and dined us for a week”
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    regale, treat
    provide with choice or abundant food or drink
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