viticulture

[vit-i-kuhl-cher, vahy-ti-]
noun
1.
the culture or cultivation of grapevines; grape-growing.
2.
the study or science of grapes and their culture.

Origin:
1870–75; < Latin vīti(s) vine + culture

viticultural, adjective
viticulturer, viticulturist, noun
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viticulture (ˈvɪtɪˌkʌltʃə)
 
n
1.  the science, art, or process of cultivating grapevines
2.  the study of grapes and the growing of grapes
 
[C19: viti-, from Latin vītis vine]
 
viti'cultural
 
adj
 
viti'culturer
 
n
 
viti'culturist
 
n

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viticulture
1865 (implied in viticultural), "the cultivation of grapes," from L. vitis "vine" (see vise) + culture.
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Cannier viticulture and higher professional standards are also bearing fruit.
Much has been said lately about biodynamic and other viticulture practices that break away from conventional methods.
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