vinify

vinify

[vin-uh-fahy]
verb (used with object), vinified, vinifying.
1.
to produce (a type of wine) by vinification: to vinify champagne entirely from white grapes.
2.
to convert (grapes or other fruit) into wine.
verb (used without object), vinified, vinifying.
3.
to make wine.
4.
to undergo the winemaking process: Some juices vinify more quickly than others.

Origin:
1965–70; vini- + -fy

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vinify

verb
convert a juice into wine by fermentation; "vinify grape juice" 
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