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vintner Line breaks: vint|ner
Pronunciation: /ˈvɪntnə/

Definition of vintner in English:


A wine merchant.
Example sentences
  • Never mind that the vast majority of vintners and tasters and sommeliers are men.
  • A vintner found selling corrupt wine was forced to drink it, then banned from the trade.
  • Tickets are $75 and include wine from 35 vintners and food from a variety of restaurants.


Late Middle English: via Anglo-Latin from Old French vinetier, from medieval Latin vinetarius, from Latin vinetum 'vineyard', from vinum 'wine'.

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