from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The cultivation of the grape with a view to the making of wine.


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  • The next morning, Lucia, the owner of the wine-growing farm, greeted us with a copious breakfast of fresh bread, croissants, jams, cheeses, grapes, tea and coffee.

    Judie Fein: From Five Star to Farm: How About a Little Agritourism?

  • Commercial wine-growing is confined to the southern foothills and slopes of the Troodos mountain range at altitudes varying from 250 m to 1,500 m (800 – 4,900 ft) above sea level.

    Sasha Smith

  • Every year provides us with its own set of unique wine-growing challenges, and 2008 did not disappoint.

    Melissa Dobson

  • We're delighted to have the chance to perform here and, in doing so, throw the spotlight on to the flourishing wine-growing community on the North and South Forks.

    Long Island Wine Events

  • Bike tours that wind through picturesque villages and wine-growing lands, past grand villas and centuries-old castles are commonplace in Europe.

    Bohemian Rhapsody on Two Wheels

  • A few hundred kilometers should do it, eastward toward Lyon and the stretch of land from Vienne to Avignon known as the Côtes du Rhône, one of France's oldest wine-growing regions.

    Vintage Bargain-Hunting

  • Australia is as big as the states, so I concentrated on one area, a varied chunk of the south: Melbourne, the wine-growing Yarra Valley, Sydney, and the Blue Mountains.

    Lea Lane: Only Have a Week? A Deluxe Quickie to Oz

  • But first be aware that you will also drink beautifully here, for they have a superb boutique wine list, mostly organic or those vineyards utilizing sustainable wine-growing practices.

    Jay Weston: Seed Bistro Is Vegan.. But Wait, It's Delicious!

  • It was nothing more, they said, than two short hill climbs and a pedal through undulating hill country on the fringe of the wine-growing Barossa Valley outside Adelaide.

    Armstrong completes first stage at Tour Down Under

  • Gimblett Gravels is a small, but celebrated wine-growing district in the Hawke's Bay region of New Zealand.

    New Zealand's Champions


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