Definition of Traminer in English:


Syllabification: Tra·mi·ner
Pronunciation: /trəˈmēnər


1A variety of white wine grape grown chiefly in Germany and Alsace.
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  • The word Gewürzt in German means spicy or musky, and Traminer is the grape variety.
  • Of the better grapes, Muscat (red and white) was grown on the Rhine and in Alsace, Traminer chiefly in the latter.
  • The varieties planted were Chardonnay, Traminer and Rhine Riesling.
1.1A white wine with a perfumed bouquet made from the Traminer grape.
More example sentences
  • We were treated to a Chardonnay whose label escapes me as I write this, a Traminer and a Riesling from Turgovishte, a limited edition Melnik from Vinissimo and an Assenovgrad Mavrud by Maxima.
  • High above the roofs, closer to the sky, enjoy a glass of Traminer.
  • I ordered a bottle of Traminer first off.


named after the Italian village Termeno.

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