retsina wine

Grape wine, containing not more than fourteen percent alcohol by volume, fermented or flavored with resin.

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  • Retsina — ( Ρετσίνα in Greek) is a Greek resinated white (or rosé) wine that has been made for at least 2000 years. Its unique flavor is said to have originated from the practice of sealing wine vessels, particularly amphorae, with Aleppo Pine resin in… …   Wikipedia

  • Retsina — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Una botella de Retsina de la marca Kourtaki Retsina (Ρετσίνα en Griego) es un vino blanco (o rosado) resinado griego que se ha elaborado durante al menos 2000 años. Su sabor único tuvo su origen en la práctica de… …   Wikipedia Español

  • retsina — [ret sē′nə, ret′si nə] n. [ModGr, prob. < It resina (< L), RESIN] a Greek wine flavored with pine resin …   English World dictionary

  • wine — Synonyms and related words: Alba Flora, Algarve, Alsace, Anjou, Assmannshausen, Bad Kreuznach, Barbera, Bardolino, Barsac, Beaujolais, Beaune, Bordeaux, Bucelas, Burgundy, Cahors, Canary, Castelli Romani, Catawba, Chalonnais, Chambertin,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • retsina — UK [retˈsiːnə] / US [retˈsɪnə] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms retsina : singular retsina plural retsinas a Greek wine that tastes of resin …   English dictionary

  • wine — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. the grape; drink, liquor; drinking, intoxication; stimulant, alcohol; nectar. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. wine colored, maroon, dark red, grape; see red . n. Varieties of wine include: fine, sparkling …   English dictionary for students

  • retsina — noun Etymology: New Greek, perhaps from Italian resina resin, from Latin more at resin Date: 1940 a resin flavored Greek wine …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • retsina — /ret seuh neuh, ret see neuh/; Gk. /rdde tsee nah/, n. a strong, resinated white or red wine of Greece and Cyprus. [1935 40; < ModGk < ML resina RESIN] * * * …   Universalium

  • retsina — noun /ɹɛtˈsiːnə/ A Greek resinated white or rosé wine of a sort that has been produced for at least 2700 years …   Wiktionary

  • retsina — ret|si|na [retˈsi:nə] n [U] [Date: 1900 2000; : Modern Greek; Origin: Greek rhetine; RESIN] a Greek wine that tastes of the ↑resin (=juice) of certain trees …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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