vin de table

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vin de table

(vɛ̃ də tablə)
n, pl vins de table (vɛ̃ də tablə)
(Brewing) the classification given to a French wine that does not meet the requirements of any of the three higher classifications. Compare AC, VDQS, vin de pays
[literally: table wine]
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In the 1990s Australian companies like Penfolds, in its Vald' Orbieu partnership, and BRL Hardy, at its La Baume estate, along with legions of "flying winemakers" recognised the potential of a vast wine producing area that up till then had a reputation for pretty ordinary plonk - in fact it supplied around 80 per cent of the country's vins de table, a lot of which was going straight into the European wine lake.
The four cooperative winemaking federations of the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France are calling on government help claiming a drop in turnover for vins de pays and vins de table by FF800 million (US$109 million) during 1999 and 2001 could cause mounting anger in the vineyards.
Wines with no geographical denomination, previously known as Vins de Table, have continued to decline with a loss of -6% in volume and -0.