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[wahy-nuh-ree] /ˈwaɪ nə ri/
noun, plural wineries.
an establishment for making wine.
Origin of winery
1880-85, Americanism; wine + -ery Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for winery
  • She recently got her federal permit to start a community-supported winery.
  • If you are ever in the area, this is a fantastic winery to visit.
  • We were wine tasting and my friend wanted me to meet the owner of the winery.
  • Thanks to all who gave lodging and winery suggestions.
  • The show is set at a winery run by a family of high-tech vampires who bottle blood.
  • Trips include a winery and olive mill tour plus a stop at a farmers market.
  • Stager suspects that it was a winery with storehouses.
  • Customers can create their own winery itinerary or allow the company to customize one.
  • Contact the winery to make an appointment or schedule a tour.
  • And the winery's tech people do a test run to make sure it all works.
British Dictionary definitions for winery


noun (pl) -eries
(mainly US & Canadian) a place where wine is made
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Word Origin and History for winery

1882, American English, from wine (n.) + -ery.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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