table wine


: an unfortified wine containing not more than 14 percent alcohol by volume and usually suitable for serving with food

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web That is also reflected in the US table wine consumption. Per And Britt Karlsson, Forbes, 28 Jan. 2022 In time the wines were called Super Tuscans, because bottles of such high quality deserved a much better designation than table wine. Mike Desimone, Robb Report, 12 Dec. 2021 And there’s a good wine, whether a pricy, aged bottle or an inexpensive table wine, for every mood and moment — from the romantic date night bottle to the perfect beverage for a night out with the girls. Essence, 21 Oct. 2021 The Great White, which is one of the vineyard’s most popular wines for the last two decades, is a blend of Cayuga, Riesling, and Vidal Blanc, making an easy-sipping table wine with subtle peach and strawberry notes., 25 May 2021 The dry white wine from Spain is a fan favorite and can easily become a go-to table wine. Alissa Fitzgerald, Forbes, 9 Apr. 2021 Niagara grape-growers were blessed with a spectacular, if smaller, summer crop in 2020, encouraging wineries to maximize their table wine output and leave fewer grapes behind for the signature drink. Doug Alexander,, 22 Dec. 2020 Volume growth for rosé table wine grew 3.2% in 2019 year over year, compared with an overall decrease of 1% for still wine last year, according to IWSR data. Rachel King, Fortune, 13 June 2020 Good table wine or, as the case might be, picnic fodder. Marc Bona, cleveland, 14 June 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1673, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of table wine was in 1673

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“Table wine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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table wine


: a wine suitable for serving with food
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