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- n. The process of vinifying; winemaking
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The conversion of a fruit juice or other saccharine solution into alcohol by fermentation.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The conversion of a saccharine solution into an alcoholic or vinous one by fermentation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the process whereby fermentation changes grape juice into wine
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And so they set out to plant a vineyard and build a winery always opting in favor of quality whenever the numerous quality versus quantity trade offs in viticulture and vinification presented themselves.
Today, increasingly sophisticated vinification techniques have fostered a promising new generation of winemakers across the globe, from India to Tasmania.
However, the winemaker's job is to interpret and predict the quality and characteristics of the fruit in the vineyard, and to use all of his skills and intuition to guide the course of vinification to achieve the highest expression of the vineyard in the glass.
Lastly, is anyone doing a natural vinification at low yields, with no enzymes or innoculated years.
The philosophy and approach to vinification of these two wines were very similar.
(There are 6 units in all, with the others covering the wine business, viticulture, vinification, sparkling and fortified wine, and spirits.)
Christian Seely, former managing director of Axa Millésimes, which owns Château Pichon-Longueville and Château Suduiraut, both celebrated Bordeaux houses, wanted the name to stand for a specific "methode brittanique" of vinification.
Suddenly, those cheap wines with a kangaroo on the label, made from grapes trucked hundreds of miles down dusty roads and thrown into the same huge vinification pot so that millions of bottles could all be made to taste the same, don't look quite so cheerful.
The first term is enshrined in TTB regs to mean that the wine is grown in vineyards owned or controlled by the winery in a designated American Viticultural Area, and that the winery controls all aspects of the vinification from fermentation through bottling, on the premises.
Yet the winery uses only grapes grown on its estate, and controls the vinification and bottling.