Definition of ampelographer in English:

ampelographer

Line breaks: am¦pel|og¦raph¦er
Pronunciation: /ˌampəˈlɒgrəfə
 
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noun

  • An expert in the study and classification of cultivated varieties of grape.
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    • Galet refutes earlier ampelographers' suggestions of a genealogical link with Pinot Noir.
    • We cannot resort to tasting samples or nursery specimens; all we possess are classical texts written by authors who were not modern, scientifically trained ampelographers.
    • For many years no distinction was made between Pinot Blanc and Chardonnay since the two varieties can look very similar to all but the keenest ampelographers.

Derivatives

ampelography

noun

Origin

late 19th century: via French from Greek ampelos 'vine' + -grapher.

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