Examples from the Web for vinous
They are vinous, herbaceous, and reminiscent of sourdough yeast starter.
Spontaneous fermentation results in a sour quality with vinous notes.
Despite its reputation as the vinous equivalent of a beer helmet, box wine is gaining new respect.
Peter, however, although addicted to vinous propensities, was not what could be called a "jolly friar."
And of all fruits physicians use the vinous as the greatest coolers, as pomegranates and apples.Essays and Miscellanies|Plutarch
Rufus thought he was joking, or suffering from vinous inversion of vision.Cradock Nowell, Vol. 1 (of 3)|Richard Doddridge Blackmore
The stomach, or vinous odour, is next evolved, and continues to increase with the attenuation of the wort.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
The old man got up with confused, vinous alacrity and started toward the hydrant.Stories of the Foot-hills|Margaret Collier Graham
British Dictionary definitions for vinous
Word Origin for vinous
Word Origin and History for vinous
1660s, from Latin vinosus, from vinum "wine" (see wine).