Definition of jerepigo in English:

jerepigo

noun

South african
  • [mass noun] 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.’

Origin

Alteration of geropiga (from Portuguese, jeropiga), a grape juice mixture added during the port-making process.

Pronunciation:

jerepigo

/ˌdʒɛrɪˈpiːɡəʊ/