white wine


: a wine ranging in color from faintly yellow to amber that is produced from the juice alone of dark- or light-colored grapes

Examples of white wine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In fact, the Château has been producing a white wine since the 17th century when it was called Château Margaux Vin de Sauvignon; today the total volume produced is less than 1,000 cases. Mike Desimone and Jeff Jenssen, Robb Report, 9 May 2024 Later, when the chocolate dome cake and white wine signaled the meal’s end, and the DJ cranked the music, Philbin was once again all smiles — hugging Los Angeles County Museum of Art Director Michael Govan and greeting a seemingly endless array of well wishers. Jessica Gelt, Los Angeles Times, 5 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for white wine 

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of white wine was in the 14th century

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“White wine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20wine. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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