from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The science of description and identification of grapevine cultivars from the genus Vitis

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The scientific description of the vine.


From the Greek ἄμπελος (ampelos, "vine") and γραφή (graphē, "writing") (Wiktionary)


  • I didn't score very well in my ampelography test a few years back so I can't ID the variety though its not one of the classic red varieties I don't think.

    Vinography: A Wine Blog

  • Among other things, according to the science of ampelography, you can often tell what grape variety it is, especially if you get to see what a bunch of grapes looks like as well.

    Vinography: A Wine Blog


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