sparkling wine


Definition of sparkling wine

: an effervescent table wine

Examples of sparkling wine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The first round for Mom is on the house at Monkey’s Tail, where all mothers dining in will receive one gratis glass of sparkling wine. Joanna O'leary, Chron, "Here's where to take your mom for Mother's Day in Houston," 4 May 2021 Paella with pork, chicken, chorizo, mussels and shrimp is the main dish; also salad with chickpeas and roasted red pepper, baguette with tomato jam, flan, a bottle of sparkling wine and a flower for mom. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Mother's Day 2021: Milwaukee-area restaurants for dining in or takeout," 29 Apr. 2021 Air New Zealand also offered free glasses of sparkling wine to adult travelers to mark the occasion. Cailey Rizzo, Travel + Leisure, "Families, Travelers Reunite As Australia-New Zealand Travel Bubble Opens," 19 Apr. 2021 To mark the occasion, Wellington Airport painted an enormous welcome sign near its main runway and Air New Zealand ordered some 24,000 bottles of sparkling wine, offering a complimentary glass to adult passengers. Nick Perry, Star Tribune, "Australia-New Zealand travel bubble opens with joy, tears," 19 Apr. 2021 Any sparkling wine has a shorter best-by date than red wine since it’s carbonated and pressurized. Anthony Marcusa,, "How to store opened red wine," 9 Apr. 2021 While there is so much great Prosecco, Franciacorta and other sparkling wine from Italy these days, Piedmont’s Alta Langa is lesser known in the states. Amanda Schuster, Forbes, "Adventure In a Glass: All A-Boot Italian Wine," 12 Mar. 2021 There’s fun stuff like fondue kits and sparkling wine, plus breads, pies, and croissants. Kara Baskin,, "100 top restaurants for takeout in Boston and beyond," 11 Feb. 2021 These delicate cheese puffs pair wonderfully with Champagne or any sparkling wine. Tribune News Service, cleveland, "Ring in 2021 with a European flair," 29 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of sparkling wine

1565, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sparkling wine was in 1565

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8 May 2021

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“Sparkling wine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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