sparkling wine

noun

Definition of sparkling wine

: an effervescent table wine

Examples of sparkling wine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In 2021, the country emerged as the fastest-growing exporter in the European Union with 29 million liters of sparkling wine. Mike Desimone And Jeff Jenssen, Forbes, 11 July 2022 The sweet-tart fruit from the peach puree will be the star here, so the brand of sparkling wine is comparatively less important. Jason O'bryan, Robb Report, 9 July 2022 Held in Bairrada, Portugal, the sparkling wine session featured 65 international judges who tasted nearly 1,000 sparkling wines in just two days. Mike Desimone And Jeff Jenssen, Forbes, 11 July 2022 White peaches are transcendent experiences in June and July, and a bright, light, slightly sweet sparkling wine cocktail is ever just a couple pours away. Jason O'bryan, Robb Report, 9 July 2022 Now, their sparkling wine club sends beautifully boxed flights of bubbles to your doorstep twice a month. Kate Dingwall, PEOPLE.com, 30 June 2022 The Lion & Owl does brunch really well and their sparkling wine options are impressive. Michael Alberty | For The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, 29 June 2022 Figures from the Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) show that sparkling wine sales in the UK hit £1.3 billion [$1.59 billion] in 2020, equating to 135 million bottles, with the America’s growing taste for Prosecco booming at similar rates. Lela London, Forbes, 27 June 2022 Strain into two large wine glasses over ice and top each with 4 ounces of sparkling wine. Aaron Hutcherson, Washington Post, 8 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of sparkling wine

1565, in the meaning defined above

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31 Jul 2022

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“Sparkling wine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sparkling%20wine. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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