sparkling wine


noun

a wine that is naturally carbonated by a second fermentation.

Nearby words

  1. sparkle,
  2. sparkler,
  3. sparklet,
  4. sparkling,
  5. sparkling water,
  6. sparkly,
  7. sparkover,
  8. sparkplug,
  9. sparks,
  10. sparks, jared

Origin of sparkling wine

First recorded in 1690–1700

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British Dictionary definitions for sparkling wine

sparkling wine

noun

a wine made effervescent by carbon dioxide gas, introduced artificially or produced naturally by secondary fermentation
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