Definition of Straw wine
1. Noun. Sweet wine from grapes partially sun-dried on the vine or on straw mats.
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Literary usage of Straw wine
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1. French Wines and Vineyards: And the Way to Find Them by Cyrus Redding (1860)
"It is the same with the straw wine, which sells in wood at four years old for ... The straw wine is made with grapes perfectly ripe and of the best kind. ..."
2. The Practical Hotel Steward by John Tellman (1913)
"... golden St. Cancian, white And the Picolit, a thick sweet straw wine, the hitter is quite a favorite in Turkey and Southern Bussia, to where it is ..."
3. A History and Description of Modern Wine by Cyrus Redding (1851)
"For the other species of straw wine they choose the grapes from the ripest of all kinds indiscriminately, and dry them for two months on straw. ..."
4. A History and Description of Modern Wines by Cyrus Redding (1851)
"For the other species of straw wine they choose the grapes from the ripest of all kinds indiscriminately, and dry them for two months on straw ..."
5. The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction by Reuben Percy, John Timbs (1836)
"... and most others the country produces — that I tasted in Germany, was one called straw wine. This is the produce of grapes so ripe, as not to require to ..."