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.

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Got a craft brewery, distillery, winery in your area? Gena Kaufman, Glamour, "21 Rainy-Day Date Ideas That Aren't Another Movie," 30 Mar. 2019 Other activities include wine dinners, featuring a local farm, a celebrated chef and winery. Hannah Seligson, Town & Country, "The Best Room At," 8 Mar. 2019 The best part is the outdoor garden, a terrace that overlooks verdant Valledemosa, with cypress tree spires and lands now serving as wineries. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, "Why Winter Is the Most Inspiring Time to Visit Majorca," 25 Dec. 2018 Copper Cane, a Napa Valley, California, winery sells more pinot noir made from Oregon grapes than anyone else, and often at a lower price. Andrew Selsky, The Seattle Times, "Oregon seeing red in its dispute with California winery," 28 Nov. 2018 Today, more than 140 wineries call the state home, and its vineyards reach across more than 3,000 acres. Michael Austin,, "Explore Michigan's diverse wine scene, one of the country's most exciting developing regions," 5 July 2018 Some Michigan wines are available in retail stores outside the state, and most can be ordered directly from the wineries. Michael Austin,, "Explore Michigan's diverse wine scene, one of the country's most exciting developing regions," 5 July 2018 On top of the general admission experience, VIP ticket holders will also enjoy private tastings from wineries and distillers, including featured super premium wines. Madeline Mitchell,, "Wine and food and beer, oh my: Grand Tasting Tips," 11 June 2018 The 18th annual Taste of Huntington Beach will bring food from local restaurants and drinks from wineries and breweries to the Huntington Beach Central Park Sports Complex from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Daily Pilot Staff,, "Around Town: Taste of Huntington Beach is on the menu Sunday," 26 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of winery

1882, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of winery was in 1882

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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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