viniculture

noun
vi·​ni·​cul·​ture | \ ˈvi-nə-ˌkəl-chər How to pronounce viniculture (audio) , ˈvī- How to pronounce viniculture (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web Climate change is already impacting viniculture; likewise, the zones where plants — from corn to rye to agave and sugar cane — used to make spirits will shift over time. Washington Post, "Embrace the best of winter with these warm cocktails (whatever the temperature outside may be)," 8 Feb. 2020 For example, Appellation Cassis, in the South of France, one of the oldest in French viniculture, comprises 180 hectares of vineyards and fourteen wine growers. Lina Zeldovich, Quartz, "Does climate change mean the end of wine?," 9 Nov. 2019 In 2004, Pico Island was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site for its grape-growing and viniculture, which has flourished since the 15th century thanks to its mineral-laden soil. Adrienne Jordan, National Geographic, "Here are 9 volcanic vineyards for wine tasting with a view," 7 May 2019 All this has made Malauva a destination for a growing number of importers, distributors and wine fanatics flocking to Galicia to discover its viniculture. Tom Downey, WSJ, "A Spanish Food and Wine Region Comes Alive Again," 6 Dec. 2018 In 2004, Pico Island was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site for its grape-growing and viniculture, which has flourished since the 15th century thanks to its mineral-laden soil. Adrienne Jordan, National Geographic, "Here are 9 volcanic vineyards for wine tasting with a view," 7 May 2019 Befitting one of the world’s top capitals of viniculture, the wine cellar seems infinite and the bar is worth lingering over. Anne Farrar, National Geographic, "Here’s why everyone is going to Portugal now," 18 June 2019 All this has made Malauva a destination for a growing number of importers, distributors and wine fanatics flocking to Galicia to discover its viniculture. Tom Downey, WSJ, "A Spanish Food and Wine Region Comes Alive Again," 6 Dec. 2018 This work pushed the origins of viniculture back half a millennium, but the Near East is littered with Neolithic sites yet to be excavated. Diana Gitig, Ars Technica, "Even 8,000 years ago, a meal without wine was like a day without sunshine," 14 Nov. 2017

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First Known Use of viniculture

1871, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for viniculture

Latin vinum + International Scientific Vocabulary -i- + culture

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“Viniculture.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/viniculture. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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