red wine


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 No more stairs to trip on or white shirts to catch red wine. Kelsey Ables, Washington Post, "All these Zoom birthdays and weddings are fine, but will we actually savor the memories?," 10 July 2020 Keevil said that copper can be found especially in nuts, chocolate and red wine. Sarah Lynch, USA TODAY, "Fact check: Health benefits of drinking from copper cups needs more study," 9 July 2020 Susan Tipton takes quiet delight in proving that white wines can stand out like some unexpected island in a sea of red wine. Mike Dunne,, "Acquiesce is the rebel Lodi winery that makes only white wine," 16 June 2020 Revelers from all around the world respond to the rocket by bathing each other with red wine and champagne. Washington Post, "Little to celebrate in Pamplona with no running of the bulls," 6 July 2020 Ranville and his team picked up bourbon barrels and red wine barrels. Phoebe Wall Howard, Detroit Free Press, "Easy-to-miss Mackinaw City brewery's beloved food saved it during coronavirus," 3 July 2020 In Boise, a couple invited me into their home and cooked me a flank steak dinner complete with chimichurri sauce and plenty of red wine. Christina Hadly, Condé Nast Traveler, "Meeting Strangers Has Always Been My Favorite Part of Traveling," 25 June 2020 Notes of red wine, spice, nuts, and chocolate give this brew a rich aroma and robust texture. Popular Science, "Our favorite coffee beans on the market," 22 June 2020 This divine dish, from New Orleans’ legendary Brennan’s restuarant, tastes like Eggs Benedict…if Eggs Benedict got Bourbon-Street drunk on red wine. Saveur Editors, Saveur, "Our 22 Best Southern Breakfast Recipes," 15 June 2020

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First Known Use of red wine

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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21 Jul 2020

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“Red wine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of red wine

: wine that has a red color

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