Wine Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Wine


  1. Anacreon (563–478 B. C.) Greek lyric poet who praised the effects of wine. [Gk. Lit.: Brewer Dictionary, 31]
  2. Andros center for worship of Bacchus, wine god. [Rom. Myth.: Hall, 16]
  3. Bacchus god of wine. [Rom. Myth.: Hall, 37, 142]
  4. Beaujolais a wine-growing region in France; often a medium-dry, fruity burgundy. [Fr. Hist.: NCE, 2990]
  5. Bordeaux French city whose wines (especially Medoc, Graves, Sauternes, Saint Emilion) are world known. [Fr. Hist.: EB, II: 162]
  6. Burgundy region of France that produces fine wines. [Fr. Hist.: NCE, 2989]
  7. Catawba grape grown in the eastern U.S., producing a medium-dry white wine. [Am. Hist.: Misc.]
  8. Chablis village in central France known for the white wine which bears its name. [Fr. Hist.: NCE, 497]
  9. chalice cup holding wine at Eucharist. [Christian Tradition: N.T.: Mark 14:23]
  10. Champagne province in northeastern France renowned for its sparkling wine. [Fr. Hist.: EB, II: 724]
  11. Chianti the best-known Italian wine. [Ital. Hist.: NCE, 2990]
  12. Dionysus god of the vine and its enlightening powers. [Gk. Myth.: Avery, 404–408; Parrinder, 80]
  13. Finger Lakes the region in New York state where many eastern wines are made. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 2990]
  14. Liber and Libera ancient Italian god and goddess of wine and vine cultivation. [Rom. Myth.: Howe, 154]
  15. Liebfraumilch the best-known Rhine wine. [Ger. Hist.: NCE, 2990]
  16. Médoc a red Bordeaux wine. [Fr. Hist.: NCE, 2990]
  17. Marsala a sweet, amber wine made in Sicily. [Ital. Hist.: NCE, 2990]
  18. Napa Valley greatest wine-producing region of the United States. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 2990]
  19. Naxian Groves vineyards celebrated for fine vintages. [Gk. Hist.: Brewer Handbook, 747]
  20. Oeneus Calydonian king; first to cultivate grapes. [Rom. Myth.: Hall, 142]
  21. port fortified sweet wine made from grapes grown in the Douro valley in Portugal. [Port. Hist.: NCE, 2194]
  22. Rhine valley region of Germany that produces fine wines. [Ger. Hist.: NCE, 2990]
  23. Riesling grape grown in Germany and California, producing a dry or sweet white wine. [Ger. Hist.: Misc.]
  24. Rioja Spain’s most widely exported wine. [Span. Hist.: NCE, 2990]
  25. sherry dry fortified wine, originally made from grapes grown in Andalusia, Spain. [Span. Hist.: NCE, 2501]
  26. Tokay region of Hungary that produces wines. [Hung. Hist.: NCE, 2889]
  27. Valpolicella a dark, rich red wine from Veneto. [Ital. Hist.: NCE, 2990]
  28. Vouvray village in central France known for its medium-dry white wine. [Fr. Hist.: Misc.]