vin de pays

[ van duh pey-ee ]
/ vɛ̃ də peɪˈi /

noun, plural vins de pays [van duh pey-ee]. /vɛ̃ də peɪˈi/. French.

the wine of a particular region, usually available only in the region where the wine is made; local wine.

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British Dictionary definitions for vin de pays

vin de pays
/ French (vɛ̃ də pei) /

noun plural vins de pays (vɛ̃ də pei)

Also: vin du pays the third highest French wine classification: indicates that the wine meets certain requirements concerning area of production, strength, etcAbbreviation: VDP Compare AC (def. 7), VDQS, vin de table

Word Origin for vin de pays

literally: local wine
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