Wine Glossary | Wine and Chill

Alcoholic
Individuals who drinks of a lot of cheap wines. So only drink quality wines to pretend you are a wine enthusiast.

Amazing
common non-accurate adjective used by beginners to describe wine they like.

Amateur
Type of movie you can produce with your wife after a few glasses of wine

Americans
group of people whose wine drinking tradition includes mixing wines with Coca-Cola.

Ananas
French word for pineapple. This aroma is most often encountered in New World wines.

Beverage
something you drink

Booze
Colloquial terms to describe alcoholic beverages. Commonly used in the expression BYOB (Bring Your Own Booze).

Burp
Noise that usually adults’ male makes after drinking beer.

Beer
The main cause of big bellies for adults’ male.

Cool
Word used by boring people to reply to a positive statement

Classy
Word used by non-classy people to describe elegant things

Cabernet-Sauvignon
Common type of grape variety used in Bordeaux red wine

Chardonnay
Common type of white wine grape variety used to enable external aromas to develop such as oak barrels

Douche
People who thinks only the wines from their own country is worth drinking

Divine
Positive adjective used by show-off people (often douches) to describe a wine they liked

Eco-friendly
Status you acquire by purchasing several bottles at the same times in order to save energy

Enthusiast
Synonym for alcoholic. But socially acceptable.

Fantastic
Term commonly shouted by our customers after they try our wines.

France
One of the most ancient and famous wine producers. Despite the good quality of their wines, French people are not the best people to drink their wines with.

French
Synonym of douche. Often speaks a very poor English and despise other countries wine.

Good
When you give 3 out of 5 stars to a wine

Great
When you give 4 out of 5 stars to a wine

God
When you give 5 out 5 stars to a wine (or 0, depends your voice tone)

Golf
Activity during which you can show off your knowledge about wine

Grenache
A.K.A. Garnacha is a grape variety commonly used in Spain to produce red wine

Hilarious
Me, after a few glasses

Haram
Means forbidden in Islam (to describe any intoxicating liquor)

Ham
Food commonly paired with wine

Hint
Word used to described a week aroma you might have sense in a wine but you are not so sure of it but you still want to sound sophisticated

India
The BRIC country that drink the least

Independent
How a single woman in her late 20’s feels when drinking a glass of wine alone at home

Irrepressible
My wish to drink when I see bottle of wine from Wine & Chill

Italy
My second most favorite wine producer country

Jesus
A superhero whose power was to turn water into wine

Joke
This web page is a joke. Thanks for not being offended.

Joseph
World’s greatest superhero dad (Jesus)

Jews
People who believe in Judaism. What did you expect? You racist!

Kevin
Name of Wine & Chill #1 customer

Kiwi
Nickname given to people from New Zealand. I heard they produce some good wines too

Knowledge
Stuff you acquire when reading this page

K-pop
What some people with bad taste consider as music

Length
The more length a wine has, the more time you have to figure out what aromas it contains. It’s like easy mode for wine tasters. It can be long, moderate or short.

Like
Opposite of dislike

Loire
A valley in France where great underestimated wine is produced

Label
Sticker put on each bottle of wine that contains information about country of origins, producers and grape variety

Merlot
Grape variety often used in Bordeaux wines

Marlborough
Famous kiwi region where Sauvignon Blanc white wine is produced

Morning
Not a good time to drink wine

Maturation
Process during which a wine can acquire and develop complex flavors

New Zealand
Home of Lord of the Ring and some pretty good wines

Nice
Adjective used by boring/bored people to described a wine they like

Nabila
Name of our French Kim Kardashian

New World
Opposite of Old World wine

Neat
Semi-sophisticated adjective to describe a well-balanced wine

Oc
Another underestimated Wine producing French region

Outstanding
Adjective to use moderately to describe way above average wine

Online
Modern channel through which our wine is sold to help you save money

OK
Polite way to describe an average wine

Oak
Common type of wood used to make barrel in which the wine is stored to mature

Pinot Noir
Grape variety commonly used in Burgundy

Pairing
Act that consist in associating good food and good wines. The truth is, as long as you enjoy both the wine and the food, it is a successful experience

Palate
Part of your mouth thanks to which all the magic of tasting happens

Prosecco
Italian Champagne wannabe

Quality
Our services are quality services. That’s all I could come up with. Sorry

Quench
Act of satisfying one of your most strong desire with a glass of wine

Quinoa
Blend food. I like it though with olive oil.

Quay
Common places in Singapore to drink overpriced bad quality wines

Red
Colour of most drank wines in the world

Rouge
French translation of Red

Roasted
Amazing cooking mode, especially for chicken with thyme

Rose
French word for Rose wine. So it’s actually the same word

Riesling
Grape variety commonly used to make sweet wine but not only

Salt
Activates the middle part of your tongue

Sweet
Activates the tip of your tongue

Sour
Activates the back sides of your tongue

Skin
Part of the grape that define the colour of a wine

Sauvignon blanc
Grape variety used to make white wine. Blanc means white by the way. Ohhhhhh

Syrah
A.K.A. Shiraz is a grape variety commonly used to produce red wine in Australia

Tannin
Responsible of a wine bitterness

Tantric
Name of a great club in Singapore to get heavily alcoholized drinks

Unacceptable
Mixing Coke and wine is unacceptable

Umami
Alternative savoury taste that can be found in mushrooms or MSG

Vin
French word for wine

Vineyard
Location where wine grapes are cultivated

Vinomofo
Our Australian competitor that we admire and would love to partner with

Wang
My family name

X
Means ten in ancient roman writing. That’s all I could come up with. Sorry.  

Yeast
Responsible for transforming sugar into alcohol

Zinfandel
Common wine grape variety used in the USA
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