win·​ery | \ ˈwī-nə-rē How to pronounce winery (audio) , ˈwīn-rē \
plural wineries

Definition of winery

: a wine-making establishment

Examples of winery in a Sentence

We took a tour of the winery.
Recent Examples on the Web All Cooper's Hawk wines are made by the company's winery in Woodridge, Illinois, which receives grapes from around the world. Tirion Morris, The Arizona Republic, "Here's when the first Arizona location of Cooper's Hawk winery opens in Scottsdale," 14 Oct. 2020 The historic property known for being the fourth winery established in Napa Valley shortly after prohibition, has been nearly destroyed by the Glass Fire. Mallika Kallingal And Alexandra Meeks, CNN, "California wildfires ravage dozens of family-run wineries," 11 Oct. 2020 Signorello, which was the most famous winery that was destroyed in 2017 in Napa. Soleil Ho,, "How will California wineries recover from wildfires," 5 Oct. 2020 In the early morning hours one day last week, two dozen workers arrived at Quail Run Vineyards outside of Medford to begin their day picking pinot gris grapes destined for a Willamette Valley winery. oregonlive, "Southern Oregon wildfire razes close-knit Latino community, thousands face housing crisis," 27 Sep. 2020 Kalasi is the only Texas winery producing carmenere and teroldego varietal wines. Tina Danze, Dallas News, "Texas grape growers with Dallas roots open Fredericksburg winery," 22 Sep. 2020 Last week, one of the worst fires, in the southern part of the state, completely destroyed a winery in the Rogue Valley AVA. Elin Mccoy, Fortune, "Wildfires, trade wars, COVID-19: The 2020 global wine harvest may go down as the most challenging yet," 20 Sep. 2020 On the ridgeline, a private dozer operator — at work on a construction project at a nearby winery — offered his help. Lizzie Johnson, San Francisco Chronicle, "Hennessey Fire’s trail from Napa County to Vacaville," 3 Sep. 2020 Seaver spent many years in broadcasting after retiring as a player, and also opened a winery in his native California. Creg Stephenson |, al, "Baseball Hall of Famer Tom Seaver dead at 75," 3 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of winery

1882, in the meaning defined above

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20 Oct 2020

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“Winery.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of winery

: a place where wine is made


win·​ery | \ ˈwī-nə-rē How to pronounce winery (audio) \
plural wineries

Kids Definition of winery

: a place where wine is made

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