winemaker

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noun wine·mak·er \ ˈwīn-ˌmā-kər \

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

  1. the biggest winemaker in Napa Valley

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First Known Use of winemaker

14th century


WINEMAKER Defined for English Language Learners

winemaker

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Definition of winemaker for English Language Learners

  • : a person or company that makes wines


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