jug wine


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jug wine

n.
Inexpensive table wine sold in large bottles.

jug′ wine`


n.
any inexpensive wine sold in large bottles or jugs.
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Noun1.jug wine - inexpensive wine sold in large bottles or jugsjug wine - inexpensive wine sold in large bottles or jugs
vino, wine - fermented juice (of grapes especially)
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wineries survived by selling jug wine in the mass market for many years.
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Her tone is often that of the scruffy graduate student trying to describe the folkways of society matrons and philanthropic patrons to her academic friends over a potluck supper and a bottle of California jug wine.
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