barrel tasting


Definition of barrel tasting

: a wine tasting in which the samples are taken from barrels I realized the other day that I mention quite a few wine festivals, open houses, barrel tastings and such, but have never done a follow-up report.Merced (California) Sun-Star, 16 June 2010

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First Known Use of barrel tasting

1976, in the meaning defined above

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“Barrel tasting.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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