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  • n. Plural form of oenophile.

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Examples

  • When I was getting married four years ago, I wanted to pour a crowd-pleasing red complex enough to intrigue the oenophiles in the group: I went with a zin, the 2003 Ridge Geyserville.

    The Power and Punch of Zinfandel

  • While oenophiles want to see the people behind the names on Wine Library TV, the mighty force of Zeus tends to obstruct the view.

    Beyond Thunderdome: on Gary Vaynerchuk's Wine Library TV | Dr Vino's wine blog

  • There are two other San Francisco wine storage facilities that I can recommend if other oenophiles are uneasy at this time: Presidio Wine Bunkers at 1430 Compton Road in the Presidio and their new sister company Storage San Francisco LLC at 435 23rd Street.

    Vinfolio, a fine wine retailer, restructures | Dr Vino's wine blog

  • The menus often seem designed for tourists on budgets or children on school tours, and the wine lists are rarely oriented to oenophiles.

    Monet and Montrachet: Museums With Great Wine

  • No reservations Run by Englishman Mark Williamson – whose Willi's Wine Bar around the corner is a favourite local bolthole for Parisian oenophiles – this handsome restaurant with oxblood walls, wedding cake mouldings and parquet floors overlooks the Palais Royal in the heart of Paris.

    10 of the best restaurants in Paris

  • I have no doubt there are golden-ear audiophiles who hear subtleties I cannot, just as there are oenophiles who sense in wines what I cannot.

    Sour Grapes

  • Twitter employees have teamed up with Crushpad, a custom crush facility that allows oenophiles to make their own wine, to produce a Chardonnay and Pinot Noir that will sell for $20 per bottle, with $5 going to non-profit Room to Read.

    Literacy News – 51th Edition « News « Literacy News

  • While the Kittle House has its share of celebrity diners, its customers are more commonly a mix of oenophiles and impassioned locals, like the woman sitting at the table next to me who directed me to "write something nice" about the Kittle House when she saw me taking notes.

    Half Price, Full Enjoyment

  • Dig a bit deeper and you'll find some pretty odd phenomena coexisting amidst the oenophiles: idyllic green hills, split-pea worship, a super-swanky dude ranch, wine-trail jeep tours, cuckoo clocks galore, cupcake and wine pairings, European fairy tales, a trolley drawn by draft horses, and aebleskivers baseball-shaped Danish pancakes.

    PHOTOS: Going Sideways In The Santa Ynez Valley

  • My fifth and final invalid rule is the largely unspoken one that dictated certain wines—Pinot Grigios, Merlots and Chardonnays particularly from California were unfit for consumption by well-informed oenophiles.

    Some Wine 'Rules' Are Made to Be Broken

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