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

Definition of prosecco 

: a dry Italian sparkling wine

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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 The nebbish and the Croat spent their time drinking caseloads of prosecco and amiably throwing up starboard. Gary Shteyngart, The New Yorker, "The Luck of Kokura," 18 June 2018 Image We all dream of flying in first class, glass of prosecco in hand, away from the screaming children and armrest battles. New York Times, "Breaking Down the Frequent Flier Mile Programs," 12 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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