sparkling wine


Definition of sparkling wine

: an effervescent table wine

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Drinks: Relax with a Champagne Cocktail made with lemon sorbet and blackberry ($10) or the Pimm’s Punch, a blend of Pimm’s No. 1, aloe liqueur, ginger, rhubarb, cucumber, mint, lemon and sparkling wine ($12). Samantha Nelson,, "13 new summer brunches in Chicago," 17 June 2019 All-you-can-drink: $14.99, includes wine, beer, sparkling wine, mimosas and cocktails. Melissa Yeager, azcentral, "Best Las Vegas buffets: 22 all-you-can-eat restaurants on the Strip," 7 June 2019 But so are the infamous pool parties, complete with bottles of its Sofia sparkling wine and cabanas befitting Saint-Tropez. Stephanie Cain, Fortune, "The Wine Country Tasting Room Is Dead. But Long Live Wine Country," 9 June 2019 Yeast is removed from sparkling wine before bottling it. Bruce Schoenfeld, WSJ, "English Wine Discovers Its New Sparkle," 5 Dec. 2018 Just a block from Green Park, guests can stroll there after a glass (or two) of sparkling wine in The Drawing Room. Julia Buckley, Condé Nast Traveler, "15 Best Boutique Hotels in London," 27 Feb. 2018 Add the champagne or sparkling wine to the saucepan. Alex Hitz, House Beautiful, "The Dish for Every Occasion: Champagne Chicken "Véronique"," 7 Aug. 2014 Flanked on the podium by 28-year-old Josef Newgarden and 38-year-old Ryan Hunter-Reay, Herta was handed a bottle of sparkling wine for the victory celebration while someone handed Newgarden the cider. Jim Vertuno, The Seattle Times, "Rookie Herta wins IndyCar Classic at 18 years old," 24 Mar. 2019 Preparing for next vintages The packaging glitch means that consumers who want a can of Dos Cabezas sparkling wine will have to wait. Richard Ruelas, azcentral, "Foul odor prompts recall of Dos Cabezas cans of sparkling wine," 27 Mar. 2018

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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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