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 From the nouveau-style tempranillo to their late harvest pinot gris, there is never a dull moment at their winery and tasting room in the scenic hills above Amity. Michael Alberty | For The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, 16 Nov. 2021 Four people died in a plane crash on Michigan's Beaver Island, including a real estate agent and a couple who were planning to open a winery and vineyard there, authorities said Sunday. CBS News, 15 Nov. 2021 Still family-owned, the winery is now in the hands of Dr. Frank’s grandson, Frederic, and great-granddaughter, Meaghan Frank. Washington Post, 22 Oct. 2021 Dyer sees great potential in repurposing winery and vineyard equipment as firefighting tools. Ann Killion, San Francisco Chronicle, 5 Aug. 2021 George Hamel III, who has an MBA from Sonoma’s Wine Business Institute, talks about the family winery and plans for the future. Kristine M. Kierzek, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 12 Nov. 2021 The mine’s expansion has vexed vintners Tony and Judy Bainton, whose winery is a few miles from Bulga. Washington Post, 11 Nov. 2021 Throughout the month of November only, Napa Valley winery Frank Family Vineyards will donate 20% of proceeds from each bottle of 2018 Napa Valley Merlot ($45) sold online to Humane Society of the United States, an animal welfare organization. Rachel King, Fortune, 10 Nov. 2021 Where to buy: Longplay’s annual case production is approximately 1,200 cases, most of which is sold directly via the winery’s website to consumers in 35 states. Michael Alberty | For The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, 8 Nov. 2021

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First Known Use of winery

1882, in the meaning defined above

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26 Nov 2021

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“Winery.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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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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