Definition of Red wine

1. Noun. Wine having a red color derived from skins of dark-colored grapes.

Generic synonyms: Vino, Wine
Specialized synonyms: Beaujolais, Medoc, Pinot Noir, Claret, Red Bordeaux, Chianti, Cabernet, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Rioja, Zinfandel
Substance meronyms: Sangaree, Sangria

Definition of Red wine

1. Noun. Red coloured wine made mostly from black grapes including the skin. ¹

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Medical Definition of Red wine

1. Claret, an alcoholic liquor made by fermenting grapes, the fruit of Vitis vinifera, with their skins (which imparts colour); has been used as a tonic. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Red Wine

red under the bed
red underwing
red valerian
red velvet
red velvet cake
red velvet cakes
red velvets
red violet
red vision
red vitriol
red water
red week
red wiggler
red wigglers
red willow
red wine (current term)
red wines
red wolf
red worm
red yeast rice
red zone

Literary usage of Red wine

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal by Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1873)
"Victorian red wine (JG Fr Burgundy grape, vintage 1869. 2 thick and undrinkable. ... Victorian red wine (Joseph grape (Hermitage and ..."

2. The Scientific American Cyclopedia of Formulas: Partly Based Upon the 28th by Albert Allis Hopkins (1910)
"The following coloring matters give, with lead acetate, the following precipitates : Pure red wine gives bluish gray, red poppy gives dirty gray, ..."

3. International Exhibition, 1876: Official Catalogue by United States Centennial Commission (1876)
"red wine. 660 1377 Co u tin ho, Fernando Affonso d* Almeida, Cantanhede, Coimbra. ... White and red wine. 660 1383 Chaves, Antonio Joaquim, Sta. ..."

4. Methods of Practical Hygiene by Karl Bernhard Lehmann (1893)
"Heitzmann was able to distinguish 3 to 5 mgrm. of different colouring-matters in 1 litre of red wine, in five sets of experiments almost without an error. ..."

5. The Gentleman's Magazine (1810)
"The red wine mentioned above was the coarse red wine, the growth of what they call the Palus, or deep, Jow, clayey countries, of which there is a great ..."

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