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wine of origin Line breaks: wine of ori¦gin

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of wine of origin in English:


(In South Africa) a wine officially certified as originating from a recognized region or estate and also as being of a particular cultivar or vintage.
Example sentences
  • This new scheme would not only protect wines of origin but also wines made from a specific cultivar or vintage.
  • With Mittelburgenland Dac, the Austrian wine economy continues to implement its strategy of emphasizing wines of origin with clear taste messages.
  • He has gone on record as saying that he doesn't care what the industry or the press think, what he wants to do is produce wines of origin that taste like they come from the Willamette valley.
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