sparkling wine


noun

a wine that is naturally carbonated by a second fermentation.

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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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