wine


wine
I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. the grape; drink, liquor; drinking, intoxication; stimulant, alcohol; nectar.
II
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. wine-colored, maroon, dark red, grape; see red .
n. Varieties of wine include: fine, sparkling, still, fortified, dry, sec, brut, sweet, heavy, light, white, rosé, blush, red, blackberry, cherry, currant, elderberry, gooseberry, dandelion; sacramental, dessert, dinner, table, medicinal, aperitif, cooking; California, French, varietal, vinifera, Italian, German, South African, Chilean, Australian; vin mousseux, vin rouge, vin rosé , vin de table, vin ordinaire ( all French); sherry, Tokay, port, claret, muscatel, Canary, Malaga, Burgundy, Bordeaux, Beaujolais, Beaujolais Nouveau, Madeira, Marsala, Merlot, Champagne, (Haut) Sauterne, Rhine wine, Riesling, hock, Moselle, Chablis, May wine, Folle blanche, Chardonnay, Zinfandel, Chianti, light muscat, Catawba, Sauvignon vert, Sauvignon blanc, Pinot, Pinot Noir, Gamay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Concord, Gewürztraminer, Chenin blanc, must, retsina; see also drink 2 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
fermented grape juice, alcohol, red wine, white wine, champagne, vintage, port, muscatel, brandy, Chablis, Chianti, Chardonnay, Zinfandel. ''The blood of grapes.''—Bible. ''Bottled poetry.''—Robert Louis Stevenson. ''[That which]
makes man mistake words for thoughts.''—Samuel Johnson.
WORD FIND
addicted to: vinous
aftertaste: finish
American red grape: Catawba
California wine region: Napa Valley
California winery: Gallo, Inglenook
city of, French: Bordeaux
deposit: lees, dregs
distilled from: cognac, brandy
driest of champagnes: brut
flavor, crisp: flinty
flavor, dull: flat
flavor, having delicate: finesse
flavor intensity: body
flavor, lively and acidic: piquant
flavor, multiple: complex
flavor, poor: flabby
flavor, sharp: tart
flavor, soft and full: mellow
flavor, rough: coarse
fragrance: bouquet
French red: Beaujolais, Cabernet Sauvignon, claret
French region: Burgundy
French white: Chablis
German white: Moselle, Rhine
god: Bacchus
inventor of champagne: Dom Perignon
Italian red: Bardolino, Barolo, Chianti, Tuscany
Italian white: Soave
lover: oenophilist
merchant: vintner
new: must
pink: rosé, blush
Portuguese: Madeira, port
pour: decant
pucker factor in red wine: astringency
rice wine: sake
shop: bistro, bodega
Spanish wine and brandy: sherry
steward or waiter: sommelier
storage: cellar
sweeten: mull
sweet, not: dry
vineyard, stone-walled: clos
white wine flavored with herbs: vermouth
year of grape’s harvest: vintage

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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