wine·​shop ˈwīn-ˌshäp How to pronounce wineshop (audio)
: a tavern that specializes in serving wine

Examples of wineshop in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Busy neighborhood wineshop and outpost off Piazza Testaccio that widely distributes throughout the city. Lana Bortolot, Forbes, 27 June 2022 The Middle Ages died dismally, and the scapegrace poet Francois Villon sang their requiem in the wineshops of the Cité. Bruce Dale, National Geographic, 17 Apr. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1813, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of wineshop was in 1813

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“Wineshop.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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