Definition of vin de paille in English:
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.
- 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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