Definition of vinification
: the conversion of fruit juices (such as grape juice) into wine by fermentation
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Building off the savoir-faire of the family’s Château de Beaucastel (a prestigious Châteauneuf-du-pape wine), Jean-Pierre used similar vinification techniques to launch the brand La Vielle Ferme more than 40 years ago.
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Origin and Etymology of vinification
French, from vin wine + -i- + -fication
First Known Use: 1880See Words from the same year
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