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

Definition of viniculture

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Recent Examples on the Web For almost twenty years, this certification was enough to insure wine drinkers of the winery’s commitment to sustainability in viticulture, viniculture, and employee relations. Michelle Williams, Forbes, 13 Apr. 2022 Quite fitting since the collection comprises three bottlings dating as far back as the ‘50s that recall distinct years in viniculture. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 2 Dec. 2021 In Skåne, southern Sweden, native Tina Berthelsen established Lottenlund Estate in 2016 after a trip to Tuscany inspired her to learn viniculture. Amy Guttman, Condé Nast Traveler, 25 Nov. 2021 The Central Coast’s optimal climate and varied terrain are ideal for viniculture. Washington Post, 12 Feb. 2021 But the region around San Miguel adds another delicious dimension: one of the world’s newest destinations for viniculture. Lea Lane, Forbes, 28 Feb. 2021 The area’s Pinot Noirs, Zinfandels, and Chardonnays take national and international prizes, so any Saturday afternoon can be turned into a magical tour of viniculture. Sunset Magazine, 24 Nov. 2020 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, 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, 9 Nov. 2019 See More

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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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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