from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or made with wine.
- adj. Affected or caused by the consumption of wine.
- adj. Having the color of wine.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Pertaining to or having the characteristics of wine.
- adj. Tending to drink wine excessively.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to wine; having the qualities of wine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the qualities of wine: as, a vinous flavor; pertaining to wine or its manufacture.
- In zoology, wine-colored; vinaceous.
- Caused by wine.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to wine
The first fermentation in cider is termed the vinous; in this the sugar is decomposed, and loses its sweetness, and is converted into alcohol; if the fermentation goes on too rapidly, the cider is injured; a portion of alcohol passes off with the carbonic acid.
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He is the last gentleman, that I know of, of that old school that used to import their own wine and lay it down annually themselves, -- their bins forming a kind of vinous calendar suggestive of great events.
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At eleven o’clock two-thirds of the sun were covered, and all terrestrial objects became a kind of vinous red.
Even Mr. Ellenbogen, whose wine list is an exercise in vinous esoterica, has a Chardonnay among his Bar Agricole offerings, albeit one made in the mountains of Jura, France, and blended with the Savagin grape.
He and Mr. Stuckey travel to Italy several times a year to immerse themselves in the country's vinous and gastronomic culture.
Of course, the wine auction scene is only one measure of a town's vinous standing.
And one of my favorite stories of vinous redemption these days is Soave.
Be sure to pack some bottles of Provence's hidden vinous gems in your basket, such as Cassis, Bandol, Palette and Bellet.
I'd barely gotten off the airplane in Madrid a few years ago when Mr. Rodriguez began telling me about his vinous vision.