Definitions

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  • noun The scientific study of wines and winemaking.

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  • noun the art of wine making

Etymologies

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eno- +‎ -logy

Examples

  • A 15-year veteran of the California wine industry and a Ph.D. -holding geneticist specializing in oenology, Nancy Irelan did not invest firstin her vineyard based on a whim.

    Red Tail Ridge Winery: A Different Kind of Investment

  • A 15-year veteran of the California wine industry and a Ph.D. -holding geneticist specializing in oenology, Nancy Irelan did not invest firstin her vineyard based on a whim.

    Jason Feulner

  • A 15-year veteran of the California wine industry and a Ph.D. -holding geneticist specializing in oenology, Nancy Irelan did not invest firstin her vineyard based on a whim.

    LENNDEVOURS:

  • In many ways, they were pioneer days, when the old order was having its cage rattled from across the Atlantic and the University of California at Davis, around 70 miles northeast of San Francisco, began to forge an international reputation for viticulture and oenology.

    California Dreamin'

  • Its wines are made by Ted Lemon, who studied oenology at the Université de Bourgogne and worked at several Burgundian estates, including Domaines Dujac, de Villaine and Bruno Clair.

    California Dreamin'

  • It only took two vintages (one being the extremely difficult 1984s) for the Soci and the winemaker to part ways, and they hired a very young new winemaker right out of oenology school who was willing to make wines in the traditional manner that the Produttori has always championed.

    Natural wines, premox, chenin blanc, 07 Port and Rhone – John Gilman | Dr Vino's wine blog

  • In the faculty of oenology at Bordeaux's Institute of Vineyard and Wine Sciences the vintage report showed that the growing season met almost perfectly all the conditions for a great Bordeaux vintage.

    Sunshine and Vine

  • For a California guy who'd recently graduated from Santa Cruz with a degree in American literature, there wouldn't seem to be anything preordained about this choice, which entailed returning to school to catch up on chemistry and other courses he'd disdained as an undergraduate before enrolling in the oenology department at UC Davis, the West Point of the California wine industry.

    Wines That Favor Balance Over Power

  • Mr. Baettig joined Errázuriz in 2003 after training at the University of Chile and obtaining a master's degree from the faculty of oenology at the University of Bordeaux.

    Cultivating Pinot Noir

  • For a California guy who'd recently graduated from Santa Cruz with a degree in American literature, there wouldn't seem to be anything preordained about this choice, which entailed returning to school to catch up on chemistry and other courses he'd disdained as an undergraduate before enrolling in the oenology department at UC Davis, the West Point of the California wine industry.

    Wines That Favor Balance Over Power

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