red wine


: a wine with a predominantly red color derived during fermentation from the natural pigment in the skins of dark-colored grapes

Examples of red wine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In one picture, Bosworth smiles big with a glass of red wine in hand, surrounded by greenery. Marina Watts, Peoplemag, 11 June 2024 Don’t be so quick to think of red wine as a boring choice. Patrice J. Williams, Essence, 4 June 2024 Similar to red wine, the tannins found in pomegranate juice may stain your teeth over time. Caroline C. Boyle, USA TODAY, 13 May 2024 As for pairing, chef suggests their Conquistador red wine or the blood orange IPA. Bahar Anooshahr, The Arizona Republic, 11 Apr. 2024 See all Example Sentences for red wine 

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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of red wine was in the 15th century

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“Red wine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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