One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
nounmass nounAustralian, NZ
Wine sold in a large carton with a dispensing tap.‘Kiwis have gone from drinking cask wine to appreciating quality vintages’
- ‘Cask wine is less expensive than the same wine in a bottle because of cheaper materials and lower shipping costs.’
- ‘The way is now open for cheap cask wine to come back onto the market.’
- ‘I consider it cask wine in a bottle.’
- ‘The tawny port is much worse than the cask wine.’
- ‘She had been seen outside the court drinking cask wine with a friend.’
- ‘The company has completed its withdrawal from the cask wine segment in Australia.’
- ‘Licensees were asked to co-operate in limiting cask wine sales to one per person.’
- ‘There was an 81 per cent reduction in cask wine alcohol, as it went from around a third of the market to about one-twentieth.’
- ‘It was cask wine, and it stank.’
- ‘Opened cask wine stays good for six to eight weeks.’
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