vi·​gne·​ron | \ ˌvēn-yə-ˈrōn How to pronounce vigneron (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web Since 2017, winemaker Elizabeth Bourcier has earned multiple 100-point scores for Bionic Wines in the Walla Walla Valley of Washington state—quietly working in collaboration with founder and French vigneron, Christophe Baron. Jillian Dara, Forbes, 20 Jan. 2022 Here was another grand cru Burgundy, from Henri Jayer, a legendary vigneron who died in 2006. Eric Asimov, New York Times, 10 Dec. 2020 Olivier Paget, Bob’s age, was born in Beaujolais, father a plumber, grandfather a vigneron, cooking since age sixteen; normal chef stuff, including stints making fancy food with grands chefs, like Georges Blanc, with whom Boulud had trained. Bill Buford, The New Yorker, 6 Apr. 2020 Certainly, the vignerons have no complaints about La Paulée de New York. Eric Asimov, New York Times, 10 Mar. 2020 Jean-Luc Terrier and Christian Collovray, brothers-in-law vignerons from Macon, in Burgundy, expanded their business into the mountains of southwestern France near Limoux. Dave Mcintyre, Washington Post, 17 Jan. 2020 Tricot and his wife settled here in 2003, part of a small group of natural vignerons who are recapturing the lost winemaking tradition of the area. Stephen Heyman, Condé Nast Traveler, 11 Nov. 2019 Even though Jackson’s knowledge and passion for good champagne is legendary, for vignerons of the finest bubbly in the Champagne region of France, Jackson’s prestige wasn’t enough. Claire Goodman, Houston Chronicle, 6 Dec. 2019 But vigneron and co-owner François Morissette’s low-intervention vineyards make up just one element of a regenerative agriculture ecosystem aimed at increasing biodiversity, both for all-important soil health and sheer idealism. Aliza Abarbanel, Bon Appétit, 7 Nov. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of vigneron

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for vigneron

Middle English (Scots), from Middle French, from Old French vineron, from vine, vigne vine, vineyard

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