table wine

noun

Definition of table wine

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

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Book a tour ahead, or just stop in for a tasting (and marvel at the table wine that’s dispensed to local farmers from a sort of gas pump). Kyre Chenven, Condé Nast Traveler, "For Sardinia’s Wild Side, Head to Sulcis," 12 Oct. 2018 Items included a Spirit of Taos Eco-Adventure for six (valued at $27,000), or a more modestly priced farm-to-table wine tasting for eight, featuring dishes arranged by Chef James Carpenter for $5,000. Harper's Bazaar Staff, Harper's BAZAAR, "Going Green for a Good Cause," 25 June 2010 For example, at 90 calories per 5-ounce glass, FitVine's lower-calorie white wines have 25% fewer calories than a glass of regular white table wine, which has about 120 calories. Lisa Drayer, CNN, "Are reduced-calorie wines worth it?," 1 Mar. 2018 Barbaresco was a backwater, its modest reputation as a source of table wine overshadowed by the neighboring region of Barolo. Jay Mcinerney, Town & Country, "How a wine making dynasty challenged the old ways in order to save itself.," 11 Oct. 2016 In fact, according to the US Department of Agriculture's national nutrient database, a 5-ounce glass of red table wine typically contains less than 1 gram of sugar, while a glass of white wine contains about 1.4 grams. Lisa Drayer, CNN, "Are reduced-calorie wines worth it?," 1 Mar. 2018 For example, at 90 calories per 5-ounce glass, FitVine's lower-calorie white wines have 25% fewer calories than a glass of regular white table wine, which has about 120 calories. Lisa Drayer, CNN, "Are reduced-calorie wines worth it?," 1 Mar. 2018 In fact, according to the US Department of Agriculture's national nutrient database, a 5-ounce glass of red table wine typically contains less than 1 gram of sugar, while a glass of white wine contains about 1.4 grams. Lisa Drayer, CNN, "Are reduced-calorie wines worth it?," 1 Mar. 2018 For example, at 90 calories per 5-ounce glass, FitVine's lower-calorie white wines have 25% fewer calories than a glass of regular white table wine, which has about 120 calories. Lisa Drayer, CNN, "Are reduced-calorie wines worth it?," 1 Mar. 2018

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1673, in the meaning defined above

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table wine

noun

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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