pro·​sec·​co | \prō-ˈse-kō \
plural proseccos

Definition of prosecco 

: a dry Italian sparkling wine

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There will be a full bar that includes a mix of Old and New World Wins wines—two reds, two whites—along with top-shelf spirits, champagne, prosecco, coffees, teas, sodas, and fresh juices. Sam Dangremond, Town & Country, "This New Luxury Airline Is Offering Private Jet Travel at a Fraction of the Price," 9 July 2018 Drinks: Groups can take advantage of mimosa bottle service, which includes a bottle of prosecco and a trio of seasonal juices for $42. Samantha Nelson, RedEye Chicago, "Do summer right with these 15 new Chicago brunches," 1 June 2017 And don't forget to check out Balena's extensive wine list or order up a specialty cocktail like the Strawberry ($12), made with Ketel One vodka, fragola, elderflower liqueur and prosecco. Rianne Coale, RedEye Chicago, "Chicago date idea: Royal George Theatre then Balena," 28 Apr. 2017 There’s also beer (starting at $8) and prosecco ($11). Brian Sloan, New York Times, "A (Mostly) Gay, Celebrity-Filled Party Returns to the Bowery," 3 July 2018 So go with your local wine store’s eleven dollar prosecco, and call it a day. Natalie B. Compton, GQ, "Three New Spritzes For Your Summer Day Drinking Needs," 2 June 2018 Sitting sunken-couch adjacent while sipping prosecco at The Wing in Soho, Moehlmann talked about her passion for plates, her surprisingly warm entry into the world of design, and, also, more plates. Nora Deligter, Vogue, "On the Registry: The Homeware Curator Who Hoped for Dior Wine Glasses," 28 June 2018 Alongside the tequila, the snap pea shrub is combined with earthy Salers Gentiane Liqueur and vermouth, and finished with a heavy splash of prosecco. Grace Dickinson,, "Garden-inspired cocktails bring veggies from the kitchen to the bar," 20 June 2018 Some of the taps also will pour red and white wines, prosecco, water and root beer. Kathleen Purvis, charlotteobserver, "New 'pour your own beer' taproom is coming to Charlotte this summer," 20 June 2018

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First Known Use of prosecco

1881, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for prosecco

Italian, a grape variety, probably from Prosecco (Prosek), town near Trieste

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