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nounmass nounSouth African
A heavy, sweet fortified dessert wine.
- ‘Conlyn lets you in on ‘what really happens at a Karoo cattle auction when everyone buys jerepigo in support of church coffers.’’
- ‘For today's recipe we will be using jerepigo, but you can really use any of the other local sweet wines.’
Alteration of geropiga (from Portuguese, jeropiga), a grape juice mixture added during the port-making process.
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