American wine


Definition of American wine

: a U.S. wine made from grapes developed from or containing blood of an American wild grape (Vitis labrusca) and grown chiefly in the eastern or middle western part of the U.S. broadly : any wine made in the U.S. — compare california wine

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First Known Use of American wine

1772, in the meaning defined above

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“American wine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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