Definition of Catawba in English:



mass noun
  • 1A North American variety of grape.

    • ‘Catawba, a centuries old grape variety, bursts with a bold grape taste and pink color making it an award winning grape.’
    • ‘The Catawba is widely grown and made into wine down in New York State.’
    • ‘It has higher sugars and lower acids than Catawba.’
    • ‘A pink grape used in the production of a blush and rosé wines, Catawaba produces a medium-bodied sweet, fragrant, strawberry-like wine.’
    • ‘He planted a small vineyard of the Catawba's and began producing fresh grape juice.’
    1. 1.1 A white wine made from the Catawba grape.
      • ‘About Catawba wine, my advice is to pass.’
      • ‘I was sipping a local Catawba wine the other day.’


Named after the Catawba River in North and South Carolina.