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This Week’s Wine Wisdom

This Week’s Wine Wisdom

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WisdomHow do you say, Wine?

The English word “wine” may be rooted in the Semitic yayin (lamentation and wailing).

In Arabic, the word is wain, in Greek it is oinos.

In the Romance languages it is vin, vino, vina, vinho

Source: http://facts.randomhistory.com/2009/08/21_wine.html