wine taster

noun

1
: a person who tastes and evaluates wine especially professionally
2
: a small shallow vessel used to sample wine

Examples of wine taster in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web More a brewski babe than a wine taster? Alyssa Girdwain, Women's Health, 17 Mar. 2023 Tickets are $30 and include a wine taster and map to the tasting locations. Dallas News, 21 Apr. 2022 Yes, my grandfather, before funding Cecchi in 1983, was a professional wine taster working as consultant for other nearby wine producers. John Mariani, Forbes, 25 June 2021 Also welcoming the wine tasters were Debbie Manners, president and chief executive of Hathaway-Sycamores, and Joe Ford, senior vice president. Jane Napier Neely, latimes.com, 16 Apr. 2018 Its famous pipe organ entertains wine tasters at Ironstone Vineyards in Murphys (although the original console rests in storage in Fresno). Debbie Arrington, sacbee, 16 Feb. 2018 All wine tasters must be at least 21 and must provide a photo ID. Emily Sorensen, Pomerado News, 7 Sep. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1632, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of wine taster was in 1632

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“Wine taster.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wine%20taster. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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