wine lake

wine lake noun
A surplus of wine bought up by an economic community to prevent a fall in prices
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  • Wine lake — The wine lake refers to the continuing surplus of wine over demand (glut) produced in the European Union. A major contributor to that glut is the Languedoc Roussillon, which produces over one third of the grapes grown in France. For the past… …   Wikipedia

  • Wine Lake —   A surplus of wine generated by the price support system of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) …   Glossary of the European Union and European Communities

  • lake — [ leık ] noun count ** a large area of water surrounded by land: There were some boys swimming in the lake. a. a large amount of liquid: a wine lake …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • wine — Synonyms and related words: Alba Flora, Algarve, Alsace, Anjou, Assmannshausen, Bad Kreuznach, Barbera, Bardolino, Barsac, Beaujolais, Beaune, Bordeaux, Bucelas, Burgundy, Cahors, Canary, Castelli Romani, Catawba, Chalonnais, Chambertin,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • lake — /leIk/ noun 1 (C) a large area of water surrounded by land: boating on the lake | Lake Michigan 2 wine lake/milk lake etc a very large amount of wine, milk etc that is not needed or used see also: mountain (3) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • lake */*/ — UK [leɪk] / US noun [countable] Word forms lake : singular lake plural lakes a) a large area of water that is surrounded by land There were some boys swimming in the lake. b) a large amount of liquid a wine lake …   English dictionary

  • lake — I. /leɪk / (say layk) noun 1. a body of water (fresh or salt) of considerable size, surrounded by land. 2. some similar body of water or other liquid. 3. a surplus of a specified liquid commodity: a wine lake. Compare mountain (def. 4). {Middle… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Lake Safari at Lake Nacimiento in Paso Robles Wine Country — (Oak Shores,США) Категория отеля: 3 звездочный отель …   Каталог отелей

  • Lake Erie AVA — Appellations Typ: American Viticultural Area Jahr der Gründung: 1983[1] Land: USA Teil der Weinbauregion: Ohio, New York, Pennsylvania …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Wine Country (Californie) — Wine Country (en français « pays du vin ») est une région située en Californie du Nord, aux États Unis, réputée pour sa production de vin depuis le XIXe siècle. L essor de la viticulture et du vin est lié d abord à l influence… …   Wikipédia en Français


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