white wine

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A glass of white wine

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From Middle English white wyn, whit win.

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white wine (countable and uncountable, plural white wines)

  1. Light-coloured wine (usually yellow with a hint of green but not pink).
    • 2005 Barbara Nowak, Beverly Wichman - The Everything Wine Book
      In contrast to making red wine, the juice for white wine is fermented without the skins and seeds.

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