- any of numerous varieties of wine produced in the Rhine valley.
- any of a class of white wines, mostly light, still, and dry.
Origin of Rhine wine
First recorded in 1835–45
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Examples from the Web for rhine wine
We can drink a glass of Rhine-wine together, and talk of our campaigns.The Wandering Jew, Complete
It is, however, pure and healthful and might be compared to Rhine-wine.The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne
Frank Preston Stearns
Six bottles of Rhine-wine selected from the best vintages were awaiting, in their silver caps, the master's kiss.The Man With The Broken Ear
While at work Friedrich fills the air with cigar smoke and drinks several glasses of Rhine-wine.Methods of Authors
- any of several wines produced along the banks of the Rhine, characteristically a white table wine such as Riesling
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