Definition of Fortified wine

1. Noun. Wine to which alcohol (usually grape brandy) has been added.

Generic synonyms: Vino, Wine
Specialized synonyms: Madeira, Port, Port Wine, Sherry, Marsala, Muscadel, Muscadelle, Muscat, Muscatel



Definition of Fortified wine

1. Noun. A wine to which additional ethanol (an alcohol) has been added, the most common additive being brandy (a spirit distilled from wine). ¹

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Literary usage of Fortified wine

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1. Beverages and Their Adulteration: Origin, Composition, Manufacture, Natural by Harvey Washington Wiley (1919)
"Thus the fortified wine made in this country, or the fortified sweet wine, is a beverage which must be looked upon with the gravest suspicion and the less ..."

2. The Popular Science Review: A Quarterly Miscellany of Entertaining and (1870)
"In fortified wine, on the other hand, fermentation has not been allowed to run its regular ... The fortified wine certainly often contains no inconsiderable ..."

3. A Treatise on Food and Dietetics Physiologically and Therapeutically Considered by Frederick William Pavy (1881)
"Although a fortified wine, there are some kinds of sherry to be met with which are free, or next to free, from sugar. In what are classified as sweet wines, ..."

4. Assessing Alcohol Problems: A Guide for Clinicians and Researchers by John P. Allen, Megan Columbus (1997)
"During this period, did you usually drink a regular wine or a fortified wine such as sherry, vermouth, port, or Dubonnet? A. A regular wine B. A fortified ..."

5. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1891)
"... spirits muy be introduced into such wines to the point of destination as may be necessary to insure the due exportation of such fortified wine». SEC. ..."

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