table wine


Definition of table wine

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

Examples of table wine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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 Seabra also points to the success of multiple form factors among U.S. consumers, especially 187 milliliter bottles (versus an average of 750 milliliters in a standard bottle of table wine). Rachel King, Fortune, 13 June 2020 Many of us are guilty of it: visiting Italy, eating life-altering pasta, and coming home determined to turn the kitchen into a cucina dedicated to fresh noodles and an endless supply of table wine. Megan Spurrell, Condé Nast Traveler, 21 Nov. 2019 According to Randal, a single gene from our sturdy muscadine transformed a California variety, costing $55 million in research, but rewarding us with a beautiful table wine. Verna Gates, al, 19 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of table wine

1673, in the meaning defined above

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“Table wine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of table wine

: a wine that is not very expensive and that is used for ordinary meals


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