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 Charming Texas towns such as Fredericksburg, Johnson City and Dripping Springs boast plenty of wineries, breweries, quaint shopping districts and historic sites to explore. Rebecca Hennes, Houston Chronicle, "Adorable Texas Hill Country Airbnb cabins perfect for a fall getaway," 6 Nov. 2019 Those of us in leadership positions—shop owners, importers, event organizers, winemakers—need to ensure that our bars, restaurants, wineries, festivals, and other events are inclusive and safe for everyone. Marissa A. Ross, Bon Appétit, "To Make the Wine Industry Less Toxic, We Need to Get Loud," 5 Nov. 2019 Justice said having more vineyards and wineries in West Virginia will boost tourism and local economies. USA TODAY, "Guitar hotel, creepy dolls, slime museum: News from around our 50 states," 25 Oct. 2019 Denver’s urban winery, Infinite Monkey Theorem, will close its second taproom at Stanley Marketplace in Aurora this weekend. Josie Sexton, The Know, "Infinite Monkey Theorem is closing its Stanley Marketplace taproom," 22 Oct. 2019 While Miles shuffles nervously around his attraction to Maya, a waitress played by Virginia Madsen, Jack pursues a final pre-wedding fling with Maya's friend Stephanie, a pourer at a local winery, played by Sandra Oh. David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Sideways' Stage Musical Locks in Tony-Winning Director-Choreographer," 7 Oct. 2019 This is a bona fide winery, with a centuries-old vineyard in the St.-Estephe region. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, "Boldly going where no palate has gone before: A Star Trek wine tasting," 4 Oct. 2019 In addition to a winery, the new Carboy brings a wine bar, bottle shop and Mediterranean restaurant, called Logan Street. Josie Sexton, The Denver Post, "You won’t recognize the former Govnr’s Park Tavern, now transformed into a winery, bar and restaurant," 2 Oct. 2019 Wagyu & Wine takes three of the restaurant’s wagyu beef burgers and pairs them with a glass from one of three Napa Valley wineries, all for $25. Trevor Fraser,, "The Capital Grille offers pairing deal for burger lovers," 24 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of winery

1882, in the meaning defined above

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14 Nov 2019

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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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