A connoisseur of wines.
- But could you call yourself an oenophile if you still had to point to the wine list and grunt at the sommelier, ‘That one’?
- Many are the oenophiles who spent the better part of an evening ignoring their guests while reading the wine book.
- Winters thinks St. George can make inroads with oenophiles, so he'll hit wine tastings, too.
- Example sentences
- My father-in-law is an oenophilist and he always has wine that we would never buy as they are way too expensive.
1930s: from Greek oinos 'wine' + -phile.
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