Share this entry

Share this page

vinery

Line breaks: vin¦ery
Pronunciation: /ˈvʌɪn(ə)ri
 
/

Definition of vinery in English:

noun (plural vineries)

1A greenhouse for grapevines.
Example sentences
  • Staff at Helmsley Walled Garden have announced that their £505,000 bid to restore a range of Victorian vineries, fruit and orchard houses, and derelict outbuildings has been accepted.
  • The garden, a charity run by volunteers, must find up to £90,000 more by next summer to complete the restoration of the Victorian vineries, fruit and orchard houses.
  • Proposals include restoring the conservatory, a vinery, a bandstand, a lake and ornate gates at the Eccles Old Road entrance.
1.1A vineyard.
Example sentences
  • I don't know when I've ever had anything this good from a home brewer - or any other vinery for that matter!
  • The next day, was the sight-seeing part of the official tour where our hosts took us to the Melbourne Cricket Ground and to an exotic-looking vinery in Yarra Valley.
  • The vintners of hundred-year old vineries are being edged out of the market.

Definition of vinery in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day Sprachgefühl
Pronunciation: ˈʃprɑːxɡəˌfuːl
noun
intuitive understanding of a language’s natural idiom…