sparkling wine

noun

Definition of sparkling wine

: an effervescent table wine

Examples of sparkling wine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Bottling is always an important task relating to quality for traditional-method sparkling wine like Nyetimber’s. Stephanie Cain, Fortune, "The Coronavirus Economy: How my job as a winemaker has changed so far," 1 Apr. 2020 The Cirocojito is Suitts’ take on the classic mojito, with the rum swapped out for Ciroc vodka and topped with sparkling wine instead of soda water. al, "SafeRoom Lounge Bar enters next phase with beverage director Stephen Suitts," 7 Feb. 2020 Some of the wines for the first class will include Corte Fusia Franciacorta Brut, a sparkling wine, and whites such as Fratelli Rabino Roero, made with arneis grapes in Piedmont. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Drop in and learn while trying wines (and snacks) of Italy at Meraki," 18 Nov. 2019 Loxarel Amaltea Penedès Cava Brut Nature 2016 $13.99 This is fresh, dry sparkling wine, appropriately herbal and citrus-flavored, but with unexpected depth and a toasty, yeasty undertone. Eric Asimov, New York Times, "15 Wines Under $15: Inexpensive Bottles for Stay-at-Home Drinking," 2 Apr. 2020 The delicate effervescence of the dry sparkling wine lifts the aroma and intensifies the flavor of honey, but the body remains light. Mike Dunne, SFChronicle.com, "For Ethiopian-style honey wine, dock at San Francisco’s Ferry Building," 15 Jan. 2020 Guests wearing masks wandered near the pool and around the restaurant on Wednesday, with the hotel providing a supply of sparkling wine, videos posted to social media showed. New York Times, "Hundreds Confined to Tenerife Hotel for 14 Days Over Coronavirus Fears," 26 Feb. 2020 Truffles and Bubbles Care to sip a bevy of Oregon sparkling wines paired with dishes utilizing Oregon white truffles? Michael Alberty, oregonlive, "8 Oregon wine events to ring in 2020 with a sip and a swirl," 4 Jan. 2020 Nielsen marketing statistics show that sales of still rosés increased by 42% this past year and sales of sparkling wines overall were up by 30%. Lettie Teague, WSJ, "Is Rosé Champagne Ready to Pop?," 7 Feb. 2019

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First Known Use of sparkling wine

1565, in the meaning defined above

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23 May 2020

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“Sparkling wine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sparkling%20wine. Accessed 2 Jun. 2020.

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