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 claim here is that this whisky is the first Indian single malt to be aged in three different types of barrels before being blended together: bourbon, French red wine and Pedro Ximenez sherry. Jonah Flicker, Robb Report, 22 Sep. 2022 There’s something about Britney’s voice and a dance track that just go extremely well together—like red wine and a basket of bread. Christian Allaire, Vogue, 25 Aug. 2022 In a large bowl, add 1 Tbsp of the basil pesto, plus the red wine vinegar, arugula, potatoes, and olives. Men's Health, 30 Aug. 2022 Make the shrub with watermelon, red wine vinegar, lime juice, water and sugar. Samantha Lande, Better Homes & Gardens, 18 Aug. 2022 It's topped with olive oil, sprinkled with salt and pepper and made complete with red wine vinegar. Charmaine Patterson, PEOPLE.com, 26 July 2022 Chocolate is also desirable for its health benefits — thanks to flavanols, antioxidants also found in berries, red wine and grapes. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, 13 Feb. 2022 Many potentially positive findings in this arena center on red wine specifically, which Mr. Big (who at one point in the show owned a vineyard in Napa) has been known to enjoy. Colleen Stinchcombe, SELF, 13 Dec. 2021 With an extensive wine selection and many unique Dutch dishes, like sucadelappen (flank steak stewed in red wine and herbs), on the menu, Quinta del Carmen is a lovely restaurant to sit back at and watch the sunset. Michelle Stansbury, Marie Claire, 14 Sep. 2021 See More

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'red wine.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of red wine

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Buying Guide

Our Reviews team has selected the best wine glasses.

Learn More About red wine

Time Traveler for red wine

Time Traveler

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

See more words from the same century

Dictionary Entries Near red wine

red willow

red wine

redwing

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for red wine

Last Updated

2 Oct 2022

Cite this Entry

“Red wine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/red%20wine. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Words Named After People

  • name tags
  • Namesake of the leotard, Jules Léotard had what profession?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!