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sparkling wine

noun
1.
a wine that is naturally carbonated by a second fermentation.
Origin
1690-1700
1690-1700
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  • Then he signaled for waiters to enter with bottles of sparkling wine on trays of ice.
  • Old-world charm, cozy library, and big buffet breakfasts with complimentary sparkling wine.
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  • The company visits historic, family-owned wineries, microbreweries and the region's sparkling wine makers.
  • In addition to sparkling wine and after-dinner ports, diners can share such desserts as banana bread pudding and chocolate tart.
  • As he spoke, a sign on the window behind him advertised his next event: a holiday champagne and sparkling wine tasting.
  • Let us, for the moment, return to the birthplace of all sparkling wine.
  • Champagne, sparkling wine, or drinks mixed with soda get people intoxicated at a faster rate.
  • The contractor shall provide a minimum of three types of wines to include: white wine, red wine, and sparkling wine.
  • Conversations are as bubbly as the sparkling wine they are quaffing.
British Dictionary definitions for sparkling wine

sparkling wine

noun
1.
a wine made effervescent by carbon dioxide gas, introduced artificially or produced naturally by secondary fermentation
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