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 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, "The 11 Best Cookbooks for Eating Your Way Around the World," 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, "How to spend 24 hours on the North Alabama Wine Trail," 19 Sep. 2019 According to an Oregon Wine Board press release, recent Nielsen data shows Oregon wine sales rose 12% in 2018, compared to the total table wine category's performance of -0.6%. Michael Alberty | For The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, "Oregon wine industry tops $600 million in sales, says new industry report," 12 Sep. 2019 Your average 6-ounce glass of dry table wine contains about 125 calories, barely more than a White Claw but with about a million times more flavor. Esther Mobley,, "Hard seltzer is this summer’s biggest scam," 20 Aug. 2019 Named after the popular sweet table wine with notes of chocolate and caramel, the new Tuxedo Junction ice cream is churned with Burnette Farms handmade vanilla ice cream and chocolate shavings. Shauna Stuart |,, "Wine ice cream? Corbin Farms Winery and Burnette Farms Market are making it happen," 5 July 2019 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

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First Known Use of table wine

1673, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of table wine was in 1673

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3 Dec 2019

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“Table wine.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 7 December 2019.

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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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