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wine thief

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A glass or metal instrument or dropper consisting of a tube with a narrow nozzle at one end and a narrow opening with handles on each side at the other end; sometimes inscribed with a measuring gauge along its length. Used to withdraw a small quantity of an alcoholic liquid from an (unbreached or untapped) cask in order taste test it.
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  • Parks Canada / Parcs Canada, and Canadian Heritage Information Network / Réseau canadien d’information sur le patrimoine. 2009–2018. “Parks Canada Descriptive and Visual Dictionary of Objects / Dictionnaire descriptif et visuel de Parcs Canada.” 2009–2018.
Term (International)
wine thief
Inverted term (International)
thief, wine
Alternative term(s)
pipette; sampling tube; tasting tube; thief tube
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Term gender (International)
Alternative term(s)
canne à vin; pipette; sonde à vin; sonde de prélèvement du vin; taste-vin
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Parks Canada code(s)
  • 04-00466
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