dessert wine

noun

Definition of dessert wine 

: a usually sweet wine typically served with dessert or afterward

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Txakoli is the crisp, zippy (mostly) white wine from the Basque region of Spain, while Tokaji is the legendary, nectar-like dessert wine from Hungary. Michael Austin, chicagotribune.com, "Don't know Meritage from pinotage? Duero from Douro? We're here to help," 21 June 2018 Quady North Seeking a fresh opportunity, Herb Quady left his family’s successful California dessert wine business to found this Rogue Valley property and anointed himself President for Life in 2005. Tim Teichgraeber, SFChronicle.com, "Five vineyards you must see in Oregon’s lesser-known Rogue Valley region," 23 May 2018 Plain Cellars has a pleasant mix of reds, dessert wines and cider, and a knowledgeable and friendly to guide you through them. latimes.com, "Detours worth taking on your next road trip," 20 May 2018 Even with all the fancy detours into Glenn Gould, William Blake, gothic cathedral architecture and dessert wine production, this is pretty much serial killer 101. David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter, "'The House That Jack Built': Film Review | Cannes 2018," 15 May 2018 Desserts, together with a list of dessert wines, are taken as seriously as the rest of the menu here. Kate Washington, sacbee, "If Allora can learn to relax a little, it will be one of the city's best restaurants | The Sacramento Bee," 11 May 2018 Most offer a choice of two reds and two whites on a business-class flight, plus one in-air Champagne, a pre-departure sparkling wine and often a port or other dessert wine. Scott Mccartney, WSJ, "Which Airlines Go Cheap on Wine?," 18 Apr. 2018 That meant the right glasses, salad plates, dinner plates, and dessert plates and all the proper silverware for the meal, from salad forks to soups spoons to corn cob holders to oyster plates and glasses for dessert wine. Melissa Locker, Southern Living, "Is A Proper Table Setting A Dying Art Form?," 12 Apr. 2018 Traditional-method sparkling wines are also being produced, as are rosés and dessert wines. Michael Austin, chicagotribune.com, "Israel's winemaking more global, contemporary than ever," 7 Mar. 2018

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1773, in the meaning defined above

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dessert wine

noun

English Language Learners Definition of dessert wine

: a sweet wine that people drink with dessert or after dessert

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