domaine

noun
do·​maine | \ dō-ˈmān How to pronounce domaine (audio) , -ˈmen \

Definition of domaine

: a vineyard especially in Burgundy that makes and bottles wine from its own grapes

Examples of domaine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His family has been in Saint-Aubin since the 17th century; Olivier took over the domaine from his father after putting in an apprenticeship at Méo-Camuzet in Vosne-Romanée. Jay Mcinerney, Town & Country, 6 June 2021 The small Marie Courtin domaine in Polisot is run by Dominique Moreau whose husband, Roland Piollot, also has vines in the village and bottles wine under his family name Piollot. Joanne Shurvell, Forbes, 11 Mar. 2021 About 1,000 hectares were wiped out by frost, some areas suffered hail, and many domaines were hard-hit by mildew, requiring serious sorting in the vineyard. Elin Mccoy, chicagotribune.com, 14 Oct. 2019 Il arrive cet après midi au domaine de Luchin pour passer la visite médicale. SI.com, 23 Aug. 2019 Domaine Alain Chavy Bourgogne Chardonnay 2017 Burgundy, France, $26 This domaine is located in Burgundy’s Pouilly-Fuissé appellation, prime chardonnay territory. Dave Mcintyre, Washington Post, 16 Aug. 2019 The domaine was founded by Fourrier’s ancestors in 1850. Jay Mcinerney, Town & Country, 19 Apr. 2017 This organic and biodynamic domaine has been growing grapes for more than 400 years. Elin Mccoy, Bloomberg.com, 21 Feb. 2018 Tabulating Terroir Burgundy’s wines are classified by place rather than domaine or chateau. Lettie Teague, WSJ, 7 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of domaine

1956, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for domaine

French (short for domaine vinicole or viticole), literally, property, domain

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domain name

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18 Jun 2021

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“Domaine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/domaine. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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