diagonal tasting

Lemma

diagonal tasting

Etichetta di dominio

EN

Etichetta grammaticale

c.n.

Definizione

Evaluation of wines belonging to the same type and area but of different vintages and producers. 1

Nota

Among all comparative tasting, the diagonal one is the less common as it does not allow an efficient study because of the differences of the wines. 2

Contesto

[...]; a simple diagonal tasting entails selecting a couple of wineries and tasting wines of different vintages. 3

Trascrizione fonetica

[dai'ægənl 'teistiŋ] 4

Sinonimi e Antonimi
ND
Abbreviazioni
ND
Etimologia

Diagonal: 1540s (implied in diagonally), from Modern French diagonal, from Latin diagonalis, from diagonus "slanting line", from Gk. diagonios "from angle to angle", from dia- "across" + gonia "angle," related to gony "knee". As a noun, from 1570s.
Tasting: from taste (noun): c.1300, "act of tasting", from Old French tast (Mod.Fr. tât), from taster. Meaning "faculty or sense by which flavor of a thing is discerned" is attested from late 14c. Meaning "savor, sapidity, flavor" is from late 14c. Sense of "aesthetic judgment" is first attested 1670s (cf. Fr. goût, Ger. geschmack, Rus. vkus, etc.). 5

Etichetta di paese
ND
Ente

Università degli Studi di Genova, Facoltà di Lingue e Letterature Straniere, Corso di Laurea in Teorie e Tecniche della Mediazione Interlinguistica

Data della scheda
Sat Nov 27 15:07:11 2010
Autore

Giovanna D'Aste rev. Gerbaudo

Fonti

1 : «http://www.diwinetaste.com/dwt/en2005053.php» , (13/10/2010)

2 : «http://www.diwinetaste.com/dwt/en2005053.php» , (13/10/2010)

3 : «http://www.themepartiesnmore.com/theme_Wine_Tasting.htm» , (22/11/2010)

4 : Ragazzini G., Il Ragazzini 2008, Dizionario inglese - italiano italiano - inglese, Bologna, Zanichelli editore, 2007.

5 : «http://www.etymonline.com/index.php» , (14/10/2010)

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