Asti Spumante

noun

As·​ti Spu·​man·​te ˈä-stē-spü-ˈmän-(ˌ)tē How to pronounce Asti Spumante (audio) ˈa-stē- How to pronounce Asti Spumante (audio)
-spü-ˈman-
: a sweet sparkling white wine made in and around the village of Asti in Piedmont

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Word History

Etymology

Italian, from Asti, Italy + Italian spumante effervescent, literally, foaming

First Known Use

1854, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Asti Spumante was in 1854

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Cite this Entry

“Asti Spumante.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Asti%20Spumante. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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