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the wine from a particular harvest or crop.
the annual produce of the grape harvest, especially with reference to the wine obtained.
an exceptionally fine wine from the crop of a good year.
the time of gathering grapes, or of winemaking.
the act or process of producing wine; winemaking.
the class of a dated object with reference to era of production or use: a hat of last year's vintage.
of or pertaining to wines or winemaking.
being of a specified vintage: Vintage wines are usually more expensive than nonvintage wines.
representing the high quality of a past time: vintage cars; vintage movies.
old-fashioned or obsolete: vintage jokes.
being the best of its kind: They praised the play as vintage O'Neill.
verb (used with object), vintaged, vintaging.
to gather or harvest (grapes) for wine-making: The muscats were vintaged too early.
to make (wine) from grapes: a region that vintages a truly great champagne.
verb (used without object), vintaged, vintaging.
to harvest grapes for wine-making.

1400–50; late Middle English (noun) < Anglo-French, equivalent to vint(er) vintner + -age -age; replacing Middle English vindage, vendage < Anglo-French; Old French vendange < Latin vīndēmia grape-gathering, equivalent to vīn(um) grape, wine + -dēmia a taking away (dēm(ere) to take from (see redeem) + -ia -y3)

nonvintage, adjective, noun
unvintaged, adjective
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vintage (ˈvɪntɪdʒ)
1.  the wine obtained from a harvest of grapes, esp in an outstandingly good year, referred to by the year involved, the district, or the vineyard
2.  the harvest from which such a wine is obtained
3.  a.  the harvesting of wine grapes
 b.  the season of harvesting these grapes or for making wine
4.  a time of origin: a car of Edwardian vintage
5.  informal a group of people or objects of the same period: a fashion of last season's vintage
6.  (of wine) of an outstandingly good year
7.  representative of the best and most typical: vintage Shakespeare
8.  of lasting interest and importance; venerable; classic: vintage films
9.  old-fashioned; dated
10.  (tr) to gather (grapes) or make (wine)
[C15: from Old French vendage (influenced by vintenervintner), from Latin vindēmia, from vīnumwine, grape + dēmere to take away (from dē- away + emere to take)]

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Word Origin & History

mid-15c., "harvest of grapes, yield of wine from a vineyard," from Anglo-Fr. vintage (mid-14c.), from O.Fr. vendage "yield from a vineyard," from L. vindemia "a gathering of grapes, yield of grapes," from comb. form of vinum "wine" + stem of demere "take off" (from de- "from, away from" + emere "to
take;" see exempt). Sense shifted to "age or year of a particular wine" (1746), then to a general sense of "being of an earlier time" (1883). Used of cars since 1928.
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