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vin
Pronunciation: /vɛ̃/

Translation of vin in English:

nom masculin

Compounds

vin d'appellation d'origine contrôlée

vin bourru

  • (new wine still undergoing fermentation)

vin chaud

vin de coupage

  • blended wine

vin cuit

  • (wine which has undergone heating during maturation)

vin délimité de qualité supérieure

, VDQS
  • (wine of a defined area with strict production laws)

vin gris

vin d'honneur

vin de liqueur

vin de messe

  • communion wine

le vin nouveau

  • (wine from the latest vintage)

vin de paille

  • (wine made from dried grapes)

vin de table

Idioms

avoir le vin gai/mauvais/triste

to get happy/nasty/maudlin after a drink

être entre deux vins

to be tipsy (familier)

mettre de l'eau dans son vin

quand le vin est tiré, il faut le boire

[proverbe]
once you have started something, you have to see it through

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