- wine having a yellowish to amber color derived from the light-colored grapes used in production, or from dark grapes whose skins, pulp, and seeds have been removed before fermentation.
Origin of white wine
1250–1300; Middle English; compare French vin blanc
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Examples from the Web for white wine
Where are you to find the white-wine vinegar in the Savannahs?Roland Cashel
Charles James Lever
If the puddings are baked or boiled, serve them with white-wine sauce, or butter and sugar.The Cook's Oracle; and Housekeeper's Manual
The boar's head looks excellent with its white-wine sauce; so does the crayfish soup.The Man-Wolf and Other Tales
Emile Erckmann and Alexandre Chatrian
After other 24 hours draw it into another barrel, and then it will be clear and pale like White-wine.
There season it with a little Sugar, and four or five spoonfuls of White-wine or Sack.