Meaning of remuage in English:


Pronunciation /ˌrɛmjʊˈɑːʒ/ /ʀəmɥaʒ/


mass noun
  • The periodic turning or shaking of bottled wine, especially champagne, to move sediment towards the cork.

    ‘‘La Grande Dame’ is credited with inventing the riddling process called remuage, and adapting a piece of her own furniture into the first riddling table for that purpose.’
    • ‘This process is called ‘remuage’ and used to be done by hand, but these days is more than likely done by machine.’
    • ‘The final stages in the process are the remuage and disgorgement.’


French, literally ‘moving about’.