vinho verde

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vin·ho ver·de

 (vē′nyō vĕr′dā)
n.
A light and often sparkling red or white wine from northwest Portugal, usually intended to be consumed within a year of its production.

[Portuguese : verde, green, young (because the wine is drunk young) (from Old Portuguese, from Latin viridis) + vinho, wine (from Old Portuguese, from Latin vīnum).]

Vinho Verde

(ˌviːnjəʊ ˈvɜːdɪ)
n
(Brewing) any of a variety of light, slightly sharp-tasting wines made from early-picked grapes in the Minho region of NW Portugal
[Portuguese, literally: green (or young) wine]
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