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red wine

wine having a predominantly red color derived from the skin pigment in the red or other dark-colored grapes used in making it.
Origin of red wine
First recorded in 1745-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • A steaming plate of spaghetti a la Italien was before him, to his left a large bowl of salad, to his right a bottle of red wine.

    The Spenders Harry Leon Wilson
  • They lift their glasses filled with the red wine and drink to each other.

    The Great Hunger Johan Bojer
  • There is red wine at two francs and long imported cigars of as soft a flavour as even Louis the Fourteenth could have desired.

    Behind the Beyond Stephen Leacock
  • Alva is at lower right, filling two glasses with red wine and champagne.

    Erdgeist (Earth-Spirit) Frank Wedekind
  • This is seldom desirable here, however, as our red wine grapes have sufficient astringency and color without this process.

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