dessert wine

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dessert wine still sweet wine often served with dessert or after a meal
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Usage

In literature:

Dinner; soup, boiled meat, roast meat, vegetables, bread, butter, fish occasionally, one pint of wine, salad, dessert.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2 No 4, October, 1862" by Various
The supper had no dessert; the wines were bad; their quantity stinted.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 348" by Various
Wine and cigars appeared with the dessert; and the two men sat an inordinately long while over both.
"Captain Desmond, V.C." by Maud Diver
Mish is named by many as the best all-round Rotundifolia, being of value for dessert, wine and grape-juice.
"Manual of American Grape-Growing" by U. P. Hedrick
So you can leave the wine and dessert to me.
"Name and Fame" by Adeline Sergeant
Dessert was being served, and a better brand of wine was sparkling in the glasses.
"Weird Tales, Vol. II." by E. T. A. Hoffmann
But Norah has always been accustomed to half a glass of currant wine at dessert.
"Dickens' Stories About Children Every Child Can Read" by Charles Dickens
Sometimes brandy or wine is put into desserts.
"Applied Physiology" by Frank Overton
Commandaria is one of the oldest and most famous sweet dessert wines.
"Notes on Agriculture in Cyprus and Its Products" by William Bevan
When they left the table there was set out dessert, with wine, and pipes were also brought.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 15" by Various
Ladies are not supposed to require a second glass of wine at dessert, and passing the decanters is principally for the gentlemen.
"Manners and Rules of Good Society" by Anonymous
He had not touched any dessert; but seemed to be drinking a good deal of wine.
"Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles" by Mrs. Henry Wood
After dessert, no more wine.
"Jonathan and His Continent" by Max O'Rell
He grasped Pen's hand over the dessert dishes and wine glasses.
"A History of Pendennis, Volume 1" by William Makepeace Thackeray
At last the woman brought the pottage for the lost son, and from Rabette a little smelling-bottle of dessert-wine into the bargain.
"Titan: A Romance v. 1 (of 2)" by Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
My doctor and a bottle of wine came in as dessert.
"The Invisible Lodge" by Jean Paul
Ladies are not supposed to require a second glass of wine at dessert, and passing the decanters is principally for the gentlemen.
"Manners and Rules of Good Society" by Anonymous
At dessert the wine began to take effect, and our conversation, which was conducted in French, became somewhat free.
"The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt, Vol. VI (of VI), "Spanish Passions" The First Complete and Unabridged English Translation, Illustrated with Old Engravings" by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
Stir in a dessert-spoonful of flour; add a glass of white wine to the gravy, and give it one boil up.
"Miss Leslie's New Cookery Book" by Eliza Leslie
The wine and dessert had remained on the table, although all but Frederick had dined long ago.
"The Wizard of West Penwith" by William Bentinck Forfar
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In news:

It seems every idea you've had for a new restaurant, dessert or bottle of wine, they've already been there, sampled and sipped that.
For holiday celebrations we can choose from a host of affordable, exceptionally well-made, dessert -friendly wines, says Wine Adviser Paul Gregutt.
Winter Park's finest restaurants are bringing their best appetizer, entree , and desserts to the Winter Park "Wine & Dine" event at Winter Park Farmer's Market on October 24 from 5:30 pm - 8:30 P.M.
YWCA of Oahu presents Persimmon & Posh Downtown Decadence Oct 4 with shopping, appetizers by chef Lance Kosaka of Cafe Julia, lucky prize drawings, decadent desserts and wine, a silent auction and more.
The mead is fermented in four levels of sweetness throughout the year, ranging from surprisingly dry to almost dessert-wine sweetness.
The winery's products range from crisp whites to rich dessert wines.
That means that a wine, especially a dry table wine as opposed to a sweet dessert wine, needs to be similarly intense if it's going to pair well with chocolate.
Dessert offerings include Italian almond-wine cake and hot zeppolis, deep-fried dough dusted with powdered sugar.
Every year, winemaker Andrew Quady invites pastry professionals to pair their finest desserts with one of his winery's elegant dessert wines.
Five appetizers, five salads, six specialty pizzas, gelato for dessert, a great beer and wine list and cool specials always on the horizon.
Pears are simmered in a blend of tart pomegranate juice and sweet dessert wine with gorgeous garnet-red results.
Portugal is rightfully famous for its outstanding dessert wines.
You and your man spend more time together and less time at the gym – eating out more, and sharing bottles of wine and dessert.
The Youngstown Free Library will hold its annual "Dessert & Wine in the Stacks ," Friday, April 1, from 6 to 8 pm at the library, 220 Lockport St, Youngstown.
POP Champagne and Dessert Bar has an extensive list of champagne, sparkling wine and artisian beers, which the on-site sommelier will be more than happy to help you pick the perfect drop.
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