What does wine barrel mean?

Definitions for wine barrel
wine bar·rel

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word wine barrel.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wine cask, wine barrelnoun

    a barrel that holds wine


  1. wine barrel

    Oak is used in winemaking to vary the color, flavor, tannin profile and texture of wine. It can be introduced in the form of a barrel during the fermentation or aging periods, or as free-floating chips or staves added to wine fermented in a vessel like stainless steel. Oak barrels can impart other qualities to wine through evaporation and low level exposure to oxygen.


  1. wine barrel

    A wine barrel is a hollow cylindrical container, traditionally made from wooden staves tightly bound by wooden or metal hoops, used for the storage, fermentation and aging of wine. The standard size of a wine barrel often holds about 59.4 gallons or 225 litres of wine, however, they can come in a variety of sizes. The type of wood used and the period of aging within the barrel can influence the taste and aroma of the wine.

Matched Categories

How to pronounce wine barrel?

How to say wine barrel in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wine barrel in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wine barrel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Translations for wine barrel

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for wine barrel »


Find a translation for the wine barrel definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"wine barrel." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 25 May 2024. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/wine+barrel>.

Discuss these wine barrel definitions with the community:


    Are we missing a good definition for wine barrel? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Image or illustration of

    wine barrel

    Credit »

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Definitions.net


    Are you a words master?

    (used of persons) bound to a tract of land; hence their service is transferable from owner to owner
    A adscripted
    B contiguous
    C tacky
    D equivalent

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for wine barrel: