So what about wine?

During the last session of my sommelier course our professor said, it is strange, we keep calling white wine white, while we only describe it’s color according the sommelier terminology with different shades of yellow.

This made me think of how fun is that for example Spanish speaking people call the red wine “tinto” – which means red but also colored…

How is red and white (wine) called in the different languages?

German says: weiß

and rot

Italians call it vino bianco

and vino rosso

Hungarians say: fehér

and vörös

Rosé? You say that with your heart!

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kishajnalka

computational linguist aaaand translator, obsessed with the interculturality and Europe.

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