Definition of remuage in English:


Line breaks: re|mu¦age
Pronunciation: /ˌrɛmjʊˈɑːʒ
, ʀəmɥaʒ/


[mass noun]
The periodic turning or shaking of bottled wine, especially champagne, to move sediment towards the cork.
More example sentences
  • ‘La Grande Dame’ is credited with inventing the riddling process called remuage, and adapting a piece of her own furniture into the first riddling table for that purpose.
  • This process is called ‘remuage’ and used to be done by hand, but these days is more than likely done by machine.
  • The final stages in the process are the remuage and disgorgement.


French, literally 'moving about'.

Definition of remuage in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day retroflex
Pronunciation: ˈrɛtrə(ʊ)flɛks
turned backwards