wine·​mak·​er | \ ˈwīn-ˌmā-kər How to pronounce winemaker (audio) \

Definition of winemaker

: a person who makes wine specifically : one who supervises the wine-making process at a winery

Examples of winemaker in a Sentence

the biggest winemaker in Napa Valley
Recent Examples on the Web Biodynamic from winemaker Jo Landron in the Loire Valley. Tom Mullen, Forbes, 22 May 2022 It’s one of the best of the 26 Pinots produced by winemaker Jeff Mangahas. Lettie Teague, WSJ, 19 May 2022 Vibrant, energetic and juicy, this malbec is part of winemaker Sebastián Zuccardi’s move toward natural wines. Dave Mcintyre, Washington Post, 12 May 2022 One limited-release wine by the glass, likely available only the shop's first week, is the 2020 vintage of Susucaru, the Sicilian rosé from Etna by winemaker Frank Cornelissen. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 28 Apr. 2022 The winery, founded in 1968, will hold two small-group vertical tastings led by Markko Vineyard winemaker Lauren Fiala in the wine cellar. Marc Bona, cleveland, 27 Apr. 2022 This wine brand with winemaker Matt Taylor was the first that McCoy had been part of creating after investing in a vineyard, but at first McCoy was unfamiliar with the history of the land. CNN, 26 Apr. 2022 Now in the Duckhorn Portfolio, KB is helmed by a couple of vinous visionaries, VP and general manager Neil Bernardi and winemaker Julien Howsepian. Sara L. Schneider, Robb Report, 25 Apr. 2022 Santa Cruz winemaker Ryan Stirm said his Cabernet Pfeffer is now reliably his fastest-selling red. Esther Mobley, San Francisco Chronicle, 18 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of winemaker

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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28 May 2022

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“Winemaker.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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