straw wine

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straw wine

n.
A sweet dessert wine made from grapes that have been dried on straw.
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straw wine

n
(Brewing) any of several wines made from grapes dried on straw mats to increase their sugar strength
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Noun1.straw wine - sweet wine from grapes partially sun-dried on the vine or on straw mats
dessert wine - still sweet wine often served with dessert or after a meal
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