Definition of viniculture in English:

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viniculture

Pronunciation: /ˈvinəˌkəlCHər/

noun

The cultivation of grapevines for winemaking.
Example sentences
  • The program explores the subtleties of terroir, craftsmanship, viticulture, viniculture, cooperage and food and wine pairings over a three day session.
  • The new world has helped turn wine growing and wine making into a science (viticulture and viniculture respectively).
  • He is attempting to establish the origin of the earliest Neolithic viniculture - where grapevines were cultivated and winemaking developed.

Derivatives

vinicultural

Pronunciation: /ˌvinəˈkəlCHərəl/
adjective
Example sentences
  • He has already pushed our knowledge of vinicultural history back to Neolithic times (the late Stone Age).
  • As the name is intended to suggest, it is marketed as a sort of vinicultural endowment policy for homebuyers with interest-only mortgages.
  • Fifteen vinicultural relevant pesticides were added to sea sand.

viniculturist

Pronunciation: /ˈvinəˌkəlCH(ə)rəst/
noun
Example sentences
  • Each of this micro-climates provide viniculturists with endless opportunities to create wonderful wines.
  • The enumerators were viniculturist and fruit-grower experts as well as agricultural experts.
  • Compact, folding pruning saws have been used by gardeners, viniculturists, and foresters for generations.

Origin

Late 19th century: from Latin vinum 'wine' + culture, on the pattern of words such as agriculture.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: vin·i·cul·ture

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