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2008-03-26 00:10:00

Amid a long drought that has jeopardized this year’s harvest, Australia’s winemakers are reconsidering the areas in which they can grow grapes and the styles of wine they can produce.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.