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Definition of Wine


  1. The expressed juice of grapes, esp. when fermented; a beverage or liquor prepared from grapes by squeezing out their juice, and (usually) allowing it to ferment.
  2. A liquor or beverage prepared from the juice of any fruit or plant by a process similar to that for grape wine; as, currant wine; gooseberry wine; palm wine.
  3. The effect of drinking wine in excess; intoxication.

Wine Quotations

Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.
Francis Bacon

Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.
Benjamin Franklin

I love everything that's old, - old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine.
Oliver Goldsmith

Language is wine upon the lips. - Virginia Woolf
Language is wine upon the lips.
Virginia Woolf

Of course, with agriculture came the first big civilizations, the first cities built of mud and brick, the first empires. And it was the administers of these empires who began hiring people to keep track of the wheat and sheep and wine that was owed and the taxes that was owed on them by making marks; marks on clay in that time.
Howard Rheingold
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Wine Translations

wine in Afrikaans is wyn
wine in Danish is vin
wine in Dutch is wijn
wine in Finnish is viini
wine in French is vin
wine in German is Wein
wine in Hungarian is bor
wine in Italian is vino
wine in Latin is vinum
wine in Norwegian is vin
wine in Portuguese is vinho
wine in Spanish is vino
wine in Swedish is vin
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