cellar master


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Rudi Kofler, cellar master and technical director of Cantina Terlan, has worked for the cooperative since 1999. Tom Mullen, Forbes, 31 July 2022 Menus are seasonal and created by in-house chef Sebastian Morellon, working in collaboration with cellar master Severine Frerson. Rachel King, Fortune, 30 Apr. 2022 Madrid spent 1990-1992 as Knudsen Erath’s cellar master, followed by six years as the enologist for nearby Rex Hill Winery. Michael Alberty | For The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, 24 Jan. 2022 The typical practice is for a cellar master to use a high percentage of white grapes (namely Chardonnay) and then add a small percentage (anywhere from 5%-15%) of red wine, specifically Pinot Noir and/or Meunier. Tom Hyland, Forbes, 28 Dec. 2021 The rare bottlings were late-disgorged by hand just months ago in the spring of 2021, before they were tasted and individually numbered by cellar master and vineyard director Alice Tétienne. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 2 Dec. 2021 Another highlight of the auction is a bottle of Perrier-Jouët Brut Millésimé 1964 created by the house’s sixth cellar master André Baveret. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 12 Oct. 2021 Each expression is finished in a different cellar, on a different continent under the supervision of another cellar master. Joseph V Micallef, Forbes, 18 Sep. 2021 Since then, every Rémy Martin cellar master has been tasked with the challenge of harvesting and aging brandies that would slowly age over multiple decades, ultimately ending up as a component within a future Louis XIII blend. Joseph V Micallef, Forbes, 4 Sep. 2021 See More

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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 26 Nov. 2022.

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