blush wine


Definition of blush wine

: any of various pinkish table wines

Examples of blush wine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Under Corti’s influence, Bob Trinchero, winemaker at Sutter Home, had been bottling Amador Zinfandels and pressing some of the grapes into blush wine. Jonathan Kauffman, Los Angeles Times, "How Darrell Corti became a tastemaker in California food and wine," 9 Oct. 2019 And while Americans have christened the spring and summer as rosé season, the blush wine, with its full range of profiles, shouldn’t be limited to only the warmer months of the year. Shauna Stuart |,, "Here’s how to make two rosé cocktails inspired by Seasons 52," 19 July 2019 Fun fact: The festival was started in 1986, with strawberries as the theme largely because the Cedar Creek Winery made a strawberry blush wine. Nancy Stohs, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "6 food festivals that offer a glimpse of Wisconsin specialties and local culture," 6 June 2018 Lodi, which to the general wine public connotes off-dry blush wines and Port-like red blends. Esther Mobley, San Francisco Chronicle, "Why is star winemaker Tegan Passalacqua building a winery in Lodi?," 20 May 2018

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1984, in the meaning defined above

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“Blush wine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of blush wine

: wine that has a pink color

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