table wine

IPA: tˈeɪbʌɫwˈaɪn


  • (US) Wine that is not fortified or sparkling.
  • A low-quality wine, suitable for drinking at mealtimes.
  • (US standards of identity) A grape wine containing at most fourteen percent alcohol by volume.

Examples of "table-wine" in Sentences

  • The charges in these houses are very moderate: beefsteak 50 c., table-wine 80 c. per bottle.
  • Ordinary red or white table-wine, a glass of "bowl" ( "cup"), or German champagne should be handed round.
  • This last takes its title from a village in the neighbourhood of Tirano, where a table-wine is chiefly grown.
  • For Port producers, the move to table-wine production was both a creative challenge and a commercial necessity.
  • The ordinary red table-wine is usually drunk mixed with water, a precaution highly necessary in the inferior restaurants.
  • In cases where a whole bottle of table-wine is included in the charge for dinner, half a bottle of a better quality may always be obtained in its stead.
  • "Very fair table-wine, I think" said the artist, refilling his tumbler, and then proceeding with his sketch, which was a rough likeness, in black chalk, of the worthy magistrate himself.
  • A vast deal is consumed, and we are beginning to understand that it is properly a table-wine, or one that is to be taken with the meats; but sparkling champagne is, ex necessitate, a wine of inferior quality.
  • These soups and breads, accompanied by salads, onions, tomatoes, and other vegetables, washed down with draughts of a light red table-wine of little alcoholic strength, form the not unwholesome average diet of the worker with his hands.

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