American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A wine merchant.
- n. One who makes wine.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who deals in wine, spirits, etc., especially at wholesale, or on a large scale.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who deals in wine; a wine seller, or wine merchant.
- n. someone who sells wine
- n. someone who makes wine
- Middle English vineter, from Old French vinetier, from Medieval Latin vīnētārius, from Latin vīnētum, vineyard, from vīnum, wine. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“One, the vintner is catering to the mass crowd, and the mass crowd generally wants sweeter (so-called “less complex”) stuff.”
“The grower-vintner is losing money on the low end and hoping to make it back in other price sectors.”
“Two, economies of scale dictate that the vintner is going to mix it.”
“The word vintner caused him to give vent to an ejaculation of surprise.”
“vintner" and "peddler" of his objurgations, and meekly whispers into his ear with the air of a conspirator reporting a plot to his chief.”
“Currently, many of New Jersey's small wineries produce too little wine for a wholesale distribution deal, which typically requires a vintner make 125,000 gallons a year, said John Hawkins, a co-owner of Unionville Vineyards.”
“On almost every Thursday for the past 18 years, Mr. Backen has met with Napa Valley vintner Bill Harlan, known for his close attention to detail and for producing some of the world's most sought-after wines.”
“An invited celebrity chef—this year's included Wolfgang Puck and Nancy Silverton—cooks a meal paired with wines from a vintner associated with the Festival.”
“Back in the late '80s, the French government was planning to run train tracks for the high-speed TGV right through the middle of the historic vineyards of Vouvray, and Gaston Huet, as mayor of the town and its most important vintner, was leading the fight against the plan.”
“Francesca Bortolotto Possati Venice Venetian hotelier, vintner and philanthropist Francesca Bortolotto Possati , a third generation owner of the Bauer hotel, has just opened her newest property, the Villa F., a luxuriously restored 16th-century villa on the Giudecca.”
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