white wine

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  1. 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

Words Nearby white wine

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How to use white wine in a sentence

  • He poured her out a glass of the delicate white wine; she thanked him with a smile and drank it.

    The Rake's Progress | Marjorie Bowen
  • Bishop Swinfield's vineyard at Ledbury yielded seven pipes of white wine and nearly one of verjuice in the autumn of 1289.

  • The dinner was superb and they had an Austrian white wine that never finds its way into the channels of commerce.

    The Hosts of the Air | Joseph A. Altsheler
  • It was a white wine, strong and superior, and it went to one's head with alarming facility.

    The Fourth Estate, vol.1 | Armando Palacio Valds
  • Galen, from his own experience, recommends powdered agaric, of which he frequently gave one scruple in white wine.