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Rhenish vs. Liebfraumilch

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Rhenishadjective

Of or pertaining to the river Rhine; as, Rhenish wine.

Liebfraumilchnoun

A white Rhenish-type wine produced especially in Hesse in western Germany.

Rhenishnoun

any of several white wines from the Rhine River valley in Germany (`hock' is British usage)

Liebfraumilchnoun

a sweetened Rhenish wine (especially one from Hesse in western Germany)

Rhenishadjective

of or relating to the Rhine River and the lands adjacent to it;

‘Rhenish wines tend to be sweet’;

Liebfraumilch

Liebfraumilch or Liebfrauenmilch (German for 'Beloved lady's milk', in reference to the Virgin Mary) is a style of semi-sweet white German wine which may be produced, mostly for export, in the regions Rheinhessen, Palatinate, Rheingau, and Nahe. The original German spelling of the word is Liebfrauenmilch, given to the wine produced from the vineyards of the Liebfrauenkirche or in the Rhineland-Palatinate city of Worms since the eighteenth century.

‘Church of Our Lady’;

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