Definition of vin de paille in English:

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vin de paille

Pronunciation: /ˌvã də ˈpɑːj/

noun (plural vins de paille)

[mass noun]
A rich dessert wine made chiefly in the Jura region from grapes dried or partly dried in the sun on straw mats or wire frames.
Example sentences
  • both sparkling and still wines, and vin de paille may be produced anywhere.
  • He has been making a vin de paille wine in tiny quantities for 10 years, with hand-numbered labels.
  • Red wines will last for between 3 and 6 years, while vin jaune and vin de paille appear to last almost indefinitely.


French, literally 'straw wine'.

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