Definition of vigneron in English:


Syllabification: vig·ne·ron
Pronunciation: /ˌvēnyəˈrôn, -ˈrōn


  • A person who cultivates grapes for winemaking.
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    • A generally recognized ‘vintage’ year can have its failures, often for reasons totally beyond the competence of vignerons and wine-makers.
    • In 2000, the vignerons took advantage of the incredible super-ripe Cabernet franc that came along with the vintage.
    • A wine that costs $9.99 retail usually leaves the vigneron's cellar at $3.00 to $3.50.


French, from vigne 'vine'.

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