cellar master


: a person who supervises the making of wine in a winery

Examples of cellar master in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This white wine is a top pick for Joe Baumgardner, regional wine sommelier and cellar master at Rancho Bernardo Inn in San Diego. Jenna Anderson, Sunset Magazine, 1 Mar. 2024 The liquid is a blend of two eau-de-vies from the Grande Champagne cru that were distilled more than 70 years ago, each selected by cellar master Christophe Valtaud. Jonah Flicker, Robb Report, 27 Feb. 2024 As a stand-alone experience, the extraordinary fusion of the two minds of chef and cellar master would be memorable. Robb Report Studio, Robb Report, 5 Jan. 2024 In the name of research, Dom Pérignon’s cellar master Vincent Chaperon once tried to reinvigorate the bubbles in a bottle of Dom Pérignon Plénitude 2, which is aged on the lees for 15 to 20 years, or around twice as long as a flagship DP. Alice Lascelles, WIRED, 23 Dec. 2023 This is only the third release from the Rare Cask Collection; the first was in 2009, the second in 2013, and the third a decade later, entirely determined by the expert taste buds of Louis XIII’s fifth-generation cellar master Baptiste Loiseau. Kevin Rozario, Forbes, 11 Dec. 2023 Geoffroy is known as the legendary Chef de Cave, or cellar master, at Dom Pérignon, one of the most prestigious brands of Champagne. Akiko Katayama, Forbes, 16 Mar. 2023 Guests will attend an immersive lunch and sample a range of coveted cuvées in the Veuve Clicquot Crayeres with cellar master Didier Mariotti, before boarding the train. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 8 Feb. 2022 The renowned 1874 vintage will feature in the auction house’s Finest and Rarest Wines and Spirits auction this December, alongside a collection of coveted cuvées carefully curated by Perrier-Jouët’s cellar master Séverine Frerson. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 12 Oct. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1936, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cellar master was in 1936

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“Cellar master.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cellar%20master. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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