ETYM So called from Xeres, a Spanish town near Cadiz, x in Spanish having been formerly pronounced like sh in English.
Dry to sweet amber wine from the Jerez region of southern Spain or similar wines produced elsewhere; usually drunk as an aperitif.
vin blanc / ˈvɪn ˈblæŋk /
vinho branco / |vinho| ˈbræŋkoʊ /
vino blanco / ˈviːnoʊ ˈblæŋkoʊ /
white wine / ˈwaɪt ˈwaɪn /
Pale yellowish wine made from white grapes or red grapes with skins removed before fermentation.