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French Wine Vocabulary

French Wine Vocabulary

This page offers a list of French wine vocabulary with important words including le vin (wine), la bouteille de vin (bottle of wine) and le vin blanc/rouge (white/red wine). We’ve also included names of region al wines.

Bottle of wine with a glass of wine.
  • le vin wine
  • un bon vin a good wine
  • la bouteille de vin bottle of wine
  • le vin français French wine
  • Je bois du vin. I drink wine.
  • un vin millésime a vintage wine
  • le vin blanc white wine
  • le vin rouge red wine
  • déguster un vin to taste a wine
  • un vin de Bourgogne Burgundy wine
  • Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon
  • un vin du Medoc Médoc wine
  • un vin sauvignon blanc Sauvignon blanc
  • le vin de table table or common wine
  • le vin rosé rosé wine (pinking color)
  • un vin de bordeaux Bordeaux wine
  • le vin beaujolais beaujolais wine
  • le cognac cognac
  • un vin merlot Merlot wine
  • un verre de vin a glass of wine

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