red wine

noun

Definition of 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 The raging passenger - and another customer who aided flight attendants - were smashed in the head with bottles of red wine during the struggle, according to court records. Author: Michael Laris, Lori Aratani, Anchorage Daily News, 19 July 2021 The raging passenger - and another customer who aided flight attendants - were smashed in the head with bottles of red wine during the struggle, according to court records. BostonGlobe.com, 19 July 2021 Williams walked into his postgame press conference with a big, floppy bucket hat and 2019 bottle of red wine from Caymus Vineyards. Jeff Zillgitt, USA TODAY, 30 June 2021 At the most, a glass of heady red wine to sip together. Silvia Marchetti, CNN, 21 June 2021 The nose first reminded me of red wine with quite a lot of red berries. Per And Britt Karlsson, Forbes, 30 May 2021 Since red wine’s color comes from the grape skins, a winemaker can determine how much of color gets imparted into the juice by adjusting the amount of time the juice is in contact with the grape skins. Esther Mobley, San Francisco Chronicle, 12 May 2021 This is a good choice when your food might seem challenging for red wine. Washington Post, 26 Feb. 2021 Whisk chopped shallots with red wine into the meat juices, lower the heat, and whisk in more butter, a small piece at a time. BostonGlobe.com, 29 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of red wine

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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22 Jul 2021

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“Red wine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/red%20wine. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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red wine

noun

English Language Learners Definition of red wine

: wine that has a red color

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