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winemaking

[wahyn-mey-king] /ˈwaɪnˌmeɪ kɪŋ/
noun
1.
the procedures and processes carried out in the making and maturing of wine; viniculture; vinification.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15; wine + making
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  • Stems and leftover vegetation from winemaking become garden topper.
  • My cousin sold the boat and dedicated himself to the safer hobby of winemaking.
  • The wine business, from agriculture to winemaking to sales and education, is rich with powerful personalities.
  • The commodity wines that make up the bulk of production are results of industrial farming and winemaking.
  • The irony is that prolonged maceration with the skins, one of the oldest winemaking techniques, is now considered cutting edge.
  • The proprietor incurs expenses for all necessary winemaking equipment and premises.
  • Some winemaking practices involve storage of the wine on lees.
  • There is a nascent winemaking and flower growing industry in the region.

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