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A red wine from the Veneto region of Italy.
- ‘But for duck with cherries, you should go for a light red Italian Bardolino or Chianti.’
- ‘Up to this point we had been drinking a 1999 Friuli, a wine I can heartily recommend, and with the meat course coming we switched to a 1998 Bardolino, again a very pleasant and easily quaffable red.’
- ‘This wine from Bardolino would be convivial company in a café this summer.’
- ‘Bardolino is best drunk young.’
- ‘Good Bardolino is regularly produced outside the Classico zone, notably in Sommacampagna.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.