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wine

The noun "wine" can be both countable and uncountable.

wine → uncountable

Meaning: an alcoholic drink made from grapes, or a similar drink made from rice, elderberries, etc.

Example sentence: In many Italian families, kids can have a small glass of wine with their dinner if they want to.

wine → countable

Meaning: a glass of wine, or a particular type of wine

Example sentence: Is it true that some of the best wines are being made in Australia these days?

Quick Quiz:

In which sentence is the word "wine" countable?

a. I wish I hadn't had so much wine last night.

b. I shouldn't have had those last few wines.

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Contributor: Matt Errey