flight (of wine etc.)

Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Wed Mar 19 15:24:04 UTC 2008

On Mar 19, 2008, at 8:14 AM, dInIs wrote:

> ... alas, I have recently
> seen tasting events described as ones that contain a "flight" of this
> or that. Don't trust us winos with the language.

it was pretty much bound to happen. a "tasting" is an event.  how,
then, do you refer, briefly, to the collection of wines that are
sampled at a tasting?  well, "flight" is there for your use.


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