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sparkling wine

n.
Any of various effervescent wines, such as champagne, produced by a process involving fermentation in the bottle.
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sparkling wine

n
(Brewing) a wine made effervescent by carbon dioxide gas, introduced artificially or produced naturally by secondary fermentation
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spar′kling wine′


n.
a wine that is naturally carbonated by a second fermentation.
[1690–1700]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sparkling wine - effervescent winesparkling wine - effervescent wine      
vino, wine - fermented juice (of grapes especially)
bubbly, champagne - a white sparkling wine either produced in Champagne or resembling that produced there
cold duck - pink sparkling wine originally from Germany
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'But, in the midst of all this festivity and rejoicing, there was one individual present, who tasted not when the sparkling wines were poured forth, and who danced not, when the minstrels played.
With sharp breezes tickled, as with sparkling wine, SNEEZETH my soul-- sneezeth, and shouteth self-congratulatingly: "Health to thee!"
724-726) Never pour a libation of sparkling wine to Zeus after dawn with unwashen hands, nor to others of the deathless gods; else they do not hear your prayers but spit them back.
Even the Tatar, uncorking the bottle and pouring the sparkling wine into the delicate glasses, glanced at Stepan Arkadyevitch, and settled his white cravat with a perceptible smile of satisfaction.
She brought him a glass of sparkling wine with her own hands, and pushing a chair nearer to the fire than the one he occupied, she said--
In a minute from the time when I drank it the delicious sparkling wine had begun to revive me.
"A charming woman!" said Athos, sipping a glass of sparkling wine. "Villainous host!" cried he, "he has given us Anjou wine instead of champagne, and fancies we know no better!
That acidity is also spot on when it comes to creating sparkling wines.
Effervescence always offers at least 33 different sparkling wines by the glass.
Sparkling wines are food-friendly at restaurants, bars and at home.
The Lynfred sparkling wines retail for $25 a bottle at the winery.