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Rhine wine

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noun
  1. any of numerous varieties of wine produced in the Rhine valley.
  2. 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

Historical Examples

  • We can drink a glass of Rhine-wine together, and talk of our campaigns.

    The Wandering Jew, Complete

    Eugene Sue

  • It is, however, pure and healthful and might be compared to Rhine-wine.

  • Six bottles of Rhine-wine selected from the best vintages were awaiting, in their silver caps, the master's kiss.

  • While at work Friedrich fills the air with cigar smoke and drinks several glasses of Rhine-wine.

    Methods of Authors

    Hugo Erichsen


British Dictionary definitions for rhine wine

Rhine wine

noun
  1. any of several wines produced along the banks of the Rhine, characteristically a white table wine such as Riesling
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