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fortified wine

noun
1.
a wine, as port or sherry, to which brandy has been added in order to arrest fermentation or to increase the alcoholic content.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10
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Examples from the web for fortified wine
  • Beer is not a distilled spirit nor is it a fortified wine.
  • Beer is made through the brewing process and should not be equated with distilled spirits or fortified wine.
  • Beer is not a distilled spirit or a fortified wine and is not produced through those processes.
  • Beer is not a product of distillation nor is it a fortified wine.
British Dictionary definitions for fortified wine

fortified wine

noun
1.
wine treated by the addition of brandy or alcohol, such as port, marsala, and sherry
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