Definition of vigneron in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈviːnjərɒ̃/
Pronunciation: /viɲ(ə)ʀɔ̃/


A person who cultivates grapes for winemaking.
Example sentences
  • 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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