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jug wine

n. cheap wine that is sold in volume, usually in gallon jugs. We’re having a little do tomorrow—nothing special. A little jug wine and chips.
See also: jug, wine
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At the same time, demand remains strong for cheaper Chardonnay jug wines, and Chardonnay grapes are commonly used to make sparkling wines.
Grandson of an Italian vineyard worker who emigrated to Argentina in 1902, Catena has transformed his family's winery--once a twenty-million-bottle-a-month jug wine operation--into Argentina's most flamboyant winery and a darling of international connoisseurs.
consumer has continued to move upscale, California's popular premium wines have largely taken the place of jug wines as "house pours" and form the foundation of most restaurant wine-by-the-glass programs.
The other side of that coin is the shrinking market for jug wines priced at less than $3 a bottle.
And the new generation of Gallos knows it will take some work to overcome the jug wine past.
Remember when Chianti was still considered a jug wine in the US, and was usually served with the bottle wrapped in a stereotypical straw fiasco?
Jug wine on the table is partaken on the honesty basis.
Brands were hungry to expand and created segments like "fighting varietals," which kicked up the image of the jug wine concept by putting Chardonnay and Cabernet in 1.
Ask about the refillable jug wine, served most Sundays.
However, the decrease in jug wine shipments concealed the boom of California's upscale premium varietal wines and wine exports abroad, according to the Wine Institute.
The house jug wine by the gallon is placed on the table if you wish, and you may pour it accordingly.
5L jugs as well as 750ml; it was perhaps the first varietal jug wine, as well as a unique dry rose.
SAN MARTIN Discover new wine country Once the source of gallons of jug wine, the gentle hills about 20 miles south of San Jose are sporting new vineyards, attended to by a new winery, Clos LaChance.
But Missouri winemakers are confident that those who try the wines will be surprised to find that the stereotype of Missouri wines being overly sweet jug wine is just that, a stereotype.