wine

Definitions of wine
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n fermented juice (of grapes especially)

Synonyms:
vino
Types:
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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

n a red as dark as red wine

Synonyms:
wine-colored, wine-coloured
Type of:
dark red
a red color that reflects little light

v drink wine

Type of:
booze, drink, fuddle
consume alcohol

v treat to wine

“Our relatives in Italy wined and dined us for a week”
Type of:
regale, treat
provide with choice or abundant food or drink

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