Definition of wine tasting in English:

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wine tasting

Pronunciation: /wīn ˈtāstiNG/


1An event at which people taste and compare a number of wines.
Example sentences
  • At the door was a messenger with a beautiful engraved invitation to a wine tasting hosted by God himself.
  • Lisa Paul, marketing director of Chicago-based distributor Vin Divino, suggests that anyone new to hosting wine tastings speak first with their sales representative.
  • On 30 September, the Californian winery Kendall-Jackson conducts a wine tasting for Benjamin West Patrons after a private view of Pre-Raphaelite and Other Masters.
1.1The action of judging the quality of wine by tasting it.
Example sentences
  • This resulted in a speedy tour of the winery and a somewhat speedy course in wine tasting.
  • The selection of 25 wines by the glass is also an easy way to elicit more adventurous wine tasting, he adds.
  • And if that doesn't leave you with a full place on Sunday morning you can partake in workshops and wine tasting, hosted by winemakers from Beaujolais and Bordeaux, followed by a private food market.


wine taster

Example sentences
  • Before working at Fifteen, Roberto was a wine taster for Marks & Spencer.
  • One of them, Marie Ellwood, says: ‘I heard a wine taster talking about a hint of Nivea cream and most people would have thought it was utter nonsense, but I knew exactly where she was coming from.’
  • I am also a marvelous wine taster, but I'm sure you are all aware of that, and one shouldn't brag.

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Syllabification: wine tast·ing

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