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  • adj. Easy to drink.


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quaff + -able


  • It's a topic of debate, and some people use it as a put-down to describe wines they find simple, unsophisticated, and lacking in the fruitiness that might make a wine "quaffable" that's a subject for another day.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • On Khaosan Road in Bangkok, the nightmare lures seekers of quaffable thrills.

    The English Is Coming!

  • What to drinkWe also found some party-worthy beer at Costco that cost almost half as much as some premium beers and that was quite quaffable in our taste tests.

    Winning wings and pizzas with pizzazz for Super Bowl Sunday

  • July is barbecue season and I'm always on the look out for an easy-drinking, quaffable red wine that can hold its own with those heavy steaks, burgers and spare ribs that we tend to cook alfresco.

    Toasting the Newlyweds

  • Easy to drink and easy to enjoy, a wine's quaffable nature is precisely what we're after!

    The Scoop on Wine Ice Cream

  • Also more recently, I was sent some wines from Macari Vineyards and although they were quaffable, I was more impressed by their offerings during TasteCamp.


  • The wine list, short, sweet and affordable, offers plenty of quaffable options (we had the Cusumano and the Ciro) and Vitta coffee (we ordered latte and got Cappuccino instead but it was so good we didn't say a peep) here is no wimpy affair.

    Eat my City

  • Bright, quaffable wines, with charming fruit, good humor and a sense of fun, some elegant examples of which are made by Duboeuf.

    Molly Laas: Beaujolais: The Wild One

  • Seems to me, any enjoyable, quaffable wine will work -- especially if it's local.

    Thanksgiving Wines: Stop Stressing. Drink Local.

  • Excellent QPR for a quaffable wine that has the proper varietal characteristics and an appealing price sticker.

    Don't Give This Pinot Grigio the Fish Eye


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