from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A white Rhenish-type wine produced especially in Hesse in western Germany.

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  • n. a sweetened Rhenish wine (especially one from Hesse in western Germany)


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  • KELLER: Klaus-Peter Keller has inherited the responsibility of making the wines at this family estate in Rheinhessen, the home of the wine travesty known as Liebfraumilch.

    A Year of Wine

  • It 's not unlike the post-Liebfraumilch backlash that' s still bedeviling Riesling producers.

    Overcoming the

  • Jack's favorite restaurant was the Saddle Rock in Oakland, CA., and his favorite on their menu was "ten-minute" wild duck, washed down with his favorite imported Liebfraumilch wine.

    Jack London's Recipes: An Insight Into Jack's Dietary Habits

  • He dryly recounted the drinking habits of the Swedes, whose favorite wine, over the past few decades, has advanced from German Liebfraumilch and Spanish Rioja to South African Shiraz.

    The Name of Systembolaget's Game

  • For my 16th – whoops, I mean 21st - birthday, some friends splurged on a very expensive at the time ($5) Liebfraumilch, which I remember drinking with great pleasure, partly because I felt wildly sophisticated.

    The New York Cork Report:

  • I will now in my mind replace his name whenever I hear it with the more pleasant thought of Liebfraumilch.

    Lieberman Camp To Obama: Back Off

  • We enjoyed cheeses and fruit and I brought out a bottle of Liebfraumilch (P.J. Valckenberg).

    OTBN: Ports (and Rosés) in a Storm

  • Never have so many bottles of the old, comforting, remember-the-good-old-days classics like Lancers and Mateus been opened on OTBN, not to mention at least one bottle of that old friend Liebfraumilch.

    OTBN: Ports (and Rosés) in a Storm

  • The aroma was fine -- Sherry and nutty -- and we held our glasses high to enjoy the liquid amber, laughing about how our first wine experiences in the 1970s were all about Liebfraumilch, Riunite and Lancers, to name a few.

    OTBN: Ports (and Rosés) in a Storm

  • If you know what's good for you, you'll get that Liebfraumilch away from me and pour me a full-bodied, chewy red with some peppery notes to it.

    Heads Up--


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