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Van der Hum Tweet Definition of Van der Hum Like Definition of Van der Hum on Facebook
noun (plural: )
  1. a South Africa, South African tangerine-flavoured liqueur
varietal Tweet Definition of varietal Like Definition of varietal on Facebook
noun
  1. A wine made primarily from or exclusively from a single variety of grape, which carries the name of that grape.
The Merlot has rich red color and a robust fruity taste. Cabernet Sauvignon is a that descended from Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc.
  1. By extension, a coffee made primarily from or exclusively from a single variety of coffee bean.
adjective
  1. (biology) Pertaining to a distinct variety of organism.
  2. Made from a single specific variety (especially of grapes in wine).
vermouth Tweet Definition of vermouth Like Definition of vermouth on Facebook
noun
  1. A wine in which herbs have been steeped for added flavor (sometimes used as an ingredient in mixed alcoholic drinks).
vinaceous Tweet Definition of vinaceous Like Definition of vinaceous on Facebook
adjective
  1. containing wine.
  2. of the colour of red wine.
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vinometer Tweet Definition of vinometer Like Definition of vinometer on Facebook
noun
  1. A hydrometer used to estimate the alcohol content of wine via its specific gravity (in the absence of sugar)
vinous Tweet Definition of vinous Like Definition of vinous on Facebook
adjective
  1. of the colour of red wine.
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    1. (not comparable) relating to wine.
    Many congratulatory cases of wine arrived. The flood continued for a week.
    1. tending to drink wine excessively.
vintage Tweet Definition of vintage Like Definition of vintage on Facebook
noun
  1. The yield of grapes or wine from a vineyard or district during one season
    1. Wine, especially high-quality, identified as to year and vineyard or district of origin
  2. The harvesting of a grape crop and the initial pressing of juice for winemaking
  3. The year or place in which something is produced
  4. (italbrac, attributively) of or relating to a vintage, or to wine identified by a specific vintage
  5. (italbrac, attributively) having an enduring appeal; high-quality, classic (such as video or computer games from the 1980s and early 1990s, or old magazines, etc.)
  6. (italbrac, attributively) of a motor car built between the years 1919 and 1930
  7. (italbrac, attributively) of a watch produced between the years 1870 and 1980
verb (vintag, ed)
  1. (transitive) To harvest (grapes).
  2. (transitive) To make (wine) from grapes.
vintner Tweet Definition of vintner Like Definition of vintner on Facebook
noun
  1. A seller of wine
  2. A manufacturer of wine
Virgin Mary Tweet Definition of Virgin Mary Like Definition of Virgin Mary on Facebook
noun
  1. A drink made with tomato juice and spices, resembling a Bloody Mary, but without alcohol.
proper noun
  1. Term used by some Christian denominations to refer to the mother of Christ.
viticulture Tweet Definition of viticulture Like Definition of viticulture on Facebook
noun
  1. Growing grape vines.
The old French farmer practiced and raised some of the best grapes in the world. He was knowledgable in .
  1. The specific branch of agriculture relating to the raising of grapes and grape vines.
vodka Tweet Definition of vodka Like Definition of vodka on Facebook
noun
  1. A clear distilled alcoholic liquor made from grain mash.

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