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red wine

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noun
  1. wine having a predominantly red color derived from the skin pigment in the red or other dark-colored grapes used in making it.
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Origin of red wine

First recorded in 1745–55
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Examples from the Web for red wine

Historical Examples

  • Do this, and we will have a red-wine evening in the house, shut up alone, my snake!

    Vittoria, Complete

    George Meredith

  • The marc is then mixed with the grapes of the red-wine vats.