wine·​grow·​er ˈwīn-ˌgrō-ər How to pronounce winegrower (audio)
: a person who cultivates a vineyard and makes wine

Examples of winegrower in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Read full article The visionary winegrowers in this month’s tasting look to the pink-skinned, lower-yielding, small-berried Roditis Alepou to craft outstanding varietal pours. Ellen Bhang,, 11 July 2023 Today, Armenian winegrowers are separating the varieties in order to understand how each of the grapes performs differently. Ani Duzdabanyan, Los Angeles Times, 2 June 2023 Indulge in a wine tasting with winegrowers at La Cave du Château, one of Paris’s top wine shops on the ground floor of 2 Michelin Star ** restaurant Le Clarence. Joanne Shurvell, Forbes, 17 Mar. 2023 French winegrowers battling unseasonably cold weather resorted this week to lighting candles and other small fires to protect their vineyards from a potentially devastating frost. Erin Cunningham, Washington Post, 7 Apr. 2023 In the region of Isère, winegrower Nicolas Gonin said his decision to uproot the Pinot Noir and Chardonnay vines planted decades ago and replace them with local varieties was vindicated this year. Nick Kostov, WSJ, 25 Sep. 2022 In Paso Robles, one winegrower wants to prove that regenerative farming isn’t merely the right thing for the planet. Esther Mobley, San Francisco Chronicle, 16 Sep. 2022 After Loussier, who died in 2019, ceded the property to American winegrower Tom Bove, recording activities at Studio Miraval continued sporadically, ending around two decades ago. Peter Mikelbank,, 13 Dec. 2021 Already a successful winegrower, the Oscar-winning actor/producer, 57, is adding another job title to his already extensive résumé: Recording Studio Executive. Peter Mikelbank,, 13 Dec. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1844, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of winegrower was in 1844

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“Winegrower.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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