Sweet wine


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See Dry wine, under Dry.

See also: Sweet

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The old poet seated himself beside his hearth, and took the little fellow on his lap; he squeezed the water out of his dripping hair, warmed his hands between his own, and boiled for him some sweet wine. Then the boy recovered, his cheeks again grew rosy, he jumped down from the lap where he was sitting, and danced round the kind old poet.
Home-made biscuits waited at the Court of these Powers, accompanied by a goodly fragment of plum- cake, and various slender ladies' fingers, to be dipped into sweet wine and kissed.
The old princess sighed sadly as she offered some wine to the old lady next to her and glanced angrily at her daughter, and her sigh seemed to say: "Yes, there's nothing left for you and me but to sip sweet wine, my dear, now that the time has come for these young ones to be thus boldly, provocatively happy." "And what nonsense all this is that I am saying!" thought a diplomatist, glancing at the happy faces of the lovers.
When they had got there and had taken their places on the benches and seats, he mixed them a bowl of sweet wine that was eleven years old when the housekeeper took the lid off the jar that held it.
Then Metaneira filled a cup with sweet wine and offered it to her; but she refused it, for she said it was not lawful for her to drink red wine, but bade them mix meal and water with soft mint and give her to drink.
Whilst Chandos had been conversing with the two knights a continuous stream of suitors had been ushered in, adventurers seeking to sell their swords and merchants clamoring over some grievance, a ship detained for the carriage of troops, or a tun of sweet wine which had the bottom knocked out by a troop of thirsty archers.
O, it is a rich abbey-stede, and they do live upon the fat, and drink the sweet wines upon the lees, these good fathers of Jorvaulx.
HONG KONG, Aug 26, 2019 - (ACN Newswire) - China Tontine Wines Group Limited ("Tontine Wines" or the "Group", stock code: 0389), one of the leading sweet wine producers in China, announced a year-on-year increase of approximately 2.7 per cent in its unaudited total revenue to RMB164,854,000 for the six months ended 30 June 2019 ("Period").
Carlo Rossi Pink Moscato is a sweet wine that features flavors of peach layered with sweet aromatics and tropic fruits.
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The base wine (before the bubbly magic happens) is produced by stopping the fermentation before all the sugars in the grapes have been converted to alcohol, so you have a sweet wine, with low alcohol, and one which retains the beautiful aromatics of the grape.