vi·​no ˈvē-(ˌ)nō How to pronounce vino (audio)
plural vinos
: wine

Examples of vino in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Don’t Be Afraid to Ask Still torn on the perfect glass of vino? Kelsey Mulvey, Sunset Magazine, 6 Mar. 2024 Just like different wine grapes yield different varieties of vino, there’s a variety of cacao species. Brittany Anas, The Denver Post, 9 Feb. 2024 How to Make the Most of Your Trip to Kauai Napa Valley, California A romantic jaunt to California's wine country might be the perfect getaway for couples looking for delicious vino, beautiful views, and world-class dining. Claudia Fisher, Travel + Leisure, 2 Mar. 2024 This beautiful swath of Northern California may be best known for its plentiful vineyards and tasting rooms, but if vino isn’t number one on your bucket list, there’s much more on offer here than just great Cabernet. Juliet Izon, Glamour, 20 Feb. 2024 For the past 20 years, the Iberian nation has also permitted single-estate wines of high quality to be labeled with the special vino de pago (V.P.) designation, which indicates an exclusive area limited to the confines of a wine estate. Mike Desimone and Jeff Jenssen, Robb Report, 19 Feb. 2024 Additional highlights include the Solstice Deck, an onboard nightclub, and a slew of bars and lounges, including the wine-centric Cellar Masters, where oenophiles can learn about – and taste — a wide variety of vinos from across the globe. Lauren Dana Ellman, Travel + Leisure, 15 Feb. 2024 This joint venture between Rudd Estate and BMW celebrates these values and creates a unique event catering to the interests of both vino and vehicle aficionados. Noël Burgess, Forbes, 12 Feb. 2024 Hundreds of bottles of vino and more than 30 wines by the glass join 30 craft brews in a handsome environment. Allen Pierleoni, Sacramento Bee, 31 Jan. 2024

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Word History


Italian & Spanish, from Latin vinum

First Known Use

circa 1919, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of vino was circa 1919

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Cite this Entry

“Vino.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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