straw wine


noun

a usually rich or sweet wine produced from grapes partially dried on the vine or picked and dried in the sun on a bed of straw or reeds.

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Origin of straw wine

First recorded in 1815–25
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British Dictionary definitions for straw wine

straw wine

noun

any of several wines made from grapes dried on straw mats to increase their sugar strength
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