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vendange Syllabification: ven·dange
Pronunciation: /vänˈdäNZH/ /väN-/

Definition of vendange in English:

noun (plural same)

(In France) the grape harvest.
Example sentences
  • Vintners are busy with an early vendange, the annual grape harvest that normally does not start until mid-September.
  • After a long, hot and indolent summer, Europe's winemakers enter a short period of frenetic activity, known in France as the vendange.
  • When les vendanges have been completed, the harvest is celebrated by individual wine producers, who throw lavish parties featuring local gastronomy such as foie gras and escargots.



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