wine noun

ADJ. red, rose, white | fizzy, sparkling | dry | sweet | light He served a light white wine with the lunch. | full-bodied, heady, strong | fruity | sour, vinegary a cheap vinegary wine | mature, young The younger wines will be mature after about three years. | new, old some new wines from South Africa | excellent, expensive, fine, good, great, quality, vintage | cheap, table | house The restaurant's house wines are an Australian Chardonnay and a French red. | dessert | fortified fortified wines such as port and sherry | mulled, spiced | chilled chilled white wine | home-made | dandelion, elderberry, rice, etc.

QUANT. drop Would you like another drop of wine? | glass, bottle

VERB + WINE drink Do you drink wine? | have I'll have some wine, please. | sip, take a sip of She took a sip of her wine. | gulp, swig, take a gulp/swig of | pour (sb), top up The waiter went round topping up people's wine. | make, produce The winery has been making wine for a couple of centuries. | age, mature wine aged in the bottle | chill | serve | ply sb with They always ply their clients with wine before getting down to business.

WINE + VERB flow (figurative) The wine flowed freely at the party. | go to your head The wine had gone to his head and he was starting to talk rubbish. | breathe Open the wine an hour before the meal to let it breathe. | be corked | age, mature

WINE + NOUN bottle, glass | list The restaurant has an extensive wine list. | rack I took another bottle from the wine rack. | grower, growing | merchant | tasting The supermarket holds occasional wine-tasting sessions.

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