vi·​ti·​cul·​ture ˈvi-tə-ˌkəl-chər How to pronounce viticulture (audio) ˈvī- How to pronounce viticulture (audio)
: the cultivation or culture of grapes especially for wine making
ˌvi-tə-ˈkəl-chə-rəl How to pronounce viticulture (audio)
viticulturally adverb
viticulturist noun

Examples of viticulture in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web South Coast Winery Resort & Spa: Get up close and personal with viticulture in Temecula, California, where South Coast Winery Resort & Spa is offering a 20 percent discount on the best available rates. Dan Koday, Travel + Leisure, 28 Nov. 2023 Our goal is to highlight wineries that follow sustainable viticulture and winemaking practices such as organic, biodynamic farming, and low-impact interventions to support biodiversity. Lauren Mowery, Forbes, 29 Mar. 2024 His extensive research laid the foundation for success in Arizona viticulture. Georgann Yara, The Arizona Republic, 18 Mar. 2024 It is known for its viticulture, vibrant year-round arts event program, and picture-perfect setting comprising narrow streets, stone houses, and scenic riverfront. Dobrina Zhekova, Travel + Leisure, 7 Mar. 2024 See all Example Sentences for viticulture 

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Word History


Latin vitis vine + English culture — more at withy

First Known Use

1872, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of viticulture was in 1872

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Cite this Entry

“Viticulture.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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