Definition of Sparkling wine

1. Noun. Effervescent wine.

Generic synonyms: Vino, Wine
Specialized synonyms: Bubbly, Champagne, Cold Duck



Definition of Sparkling wine

1. Noun. Any wine that is effervescent because of dissolved carbon dioxide; either because of fermentation in bottle or by physical carbonation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sparkling Wine

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sparklet
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sparkline
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sparkling
sparkling(a)
sparkling cider
sparkling water
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sparkling wine (current term)
sparkling wines
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Literary usage of Sparkling wine

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1. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: Being His Autobiography, Correspondence by Thomas Jefferson, Henry Augustine Washington (1854)
"So if the spring bottling fails to make a sparkling wine, they decant it into ... The best sparkling wine, decanted in this manner, makes the best still ..."

2. The Writings of Thomas Jefferson: Being His Autobiography, Correspondence by Thomas Jefferson (1859)
"So if the spring bottling fails to make a sparkling wine, they decant it into ... The best sparkling wine, decanted in this manner, makes the best still ..."

3. The Port Folio by Joseph Dennie, Asbury Dickins (1813)
"Then comrades join, with sparkling wine, These feelings to the soul, So warm and dear, with cordial cheer, We'll pledge in freedom's bowl. ..."

4. California: for Health, Pleasure, and Residence: For Health, Pleasure, and by Charles Nordhoff (1873)
"The demand, however, is so great for this sparkling wine that it has seldom time ... Three kinds of sparkling wine are made by this house— one, a dry wine, ..."

5. The Resources of California: Comprising the Society, Climate, Salubrity by John Shertzer Hittell (1874)
"There are considerable quantities of Californian port, light red wine, and sparkling wine, that can compare on fair terms with good brands from Oporto, ..."

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