white wine


Definition of 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 Add white wine and parmesan and stir continuously, adding a small amount of water as needed. Julia Gall, Marie Claire, "What's Cookin' With Rhuigi Villaseñor," 5 July 2020 In a small pot, reduce white wine and satsuma juice and zest with shallots and garlic. National Geographic, "Whole Trout with Satsuma Beurre Blanc," 21 May 2020 My latest obsession is his Tofu Steak Veracruzana, seared cutlets smothered in a classic Veracruz-style salsa that includes bell peppers, tomato, olives, capers and white wine. Joe Yonan, Washington Post, "This saucy, smothered tofu with peppers and onions will have you dreaming of the Mexican coast," 5 July 2020 In addition to being ideal for sipping and pairing, the use of Fino in cooking adds a certain level of depth in flavor that can’t be achieved using white wine. Dan Q. Dao, Saveur, "10 Essential Spanish Ingredients for Your Modern Spanish Pantry," 5 Dec. 2016 Passengers will be able to choose from single-serve bottles of red and white wine, Heineken, Miller Lite, SweetWater 420, and SweetWater IPA, although the selection may depend on daily availability. Cailey Rizzo, Travel + Leisure, "Delta Is Bringing Back Alcohol Service for First-class and Comfort+ Passengers on Certain Flights," 30 June 2020 Rosé, however, feels a bit heartier than a white wine, but not as heavy as a red on a warm day. Rachel King, Fortune, "Why your next bottle of rosé probably won’t be French," 13 June 2020 Read her for in-depth analysis of classic wines, like Burgundy, and for insights into, for example, the preference for red wine over white wine in Asia. Esther Mobley, SFChronicle.com, "Essential wine and drinks stories by writers of color," 11 June 2020 Kelly Sessel of West Bloomfield was enjoying a glass of white wine on the patio with Ariel Fink of Waterford. Mark Kurlyandchik, Detroit Free Press, "Jewish dining institution Stage Deli in West Bloomfield welcomes first diners in 3 months," 9 June 2020

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First Known Use of white wine

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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12 Aug 2020

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“White wine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20wine. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of white wine

: wine that is light in color

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