Definition of remuage in English:

remuage

noun

  • The periodic turning or shaking of bottled wine, especially champagne, to move sediment toward the cork.

    • ‘‘La Grande Dame’ is credited with inventing the riddling process called remuage, and adapting a piece of her own furniture into the first riddling table for that purpose.’
    • ‘The final stages in the process are the remuage and disgorgement.’
    • ‘This process is called ‘remuage’ and used to be done by hand, but these days is more than likely done by machine.’

Origin

French, literally ‘moving about’.

Pronunciation

remuage

/ˌremo͞oˈäZH/