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The study of wines.
- ‘She had a greater passion for the Pinot Noir her parents were making and set out to study enology in Beaune, France, for the edge of respect that a second-generation winemaker here might need.’
- ‘‘The flower and composition of wine grapes is such a subtle thing,’ said Carole Meredith, a professor of viticulture and enology at the University of California at Davis.’
- ‘Crack open a bottle of wine and read along as he schools you in the ways of enology.’
- ‘Early on, Shari went back to school to study viticulture and enology at the University of California, Davis.’
- ‘There's a practical, workhorse ethic about the school's enology and viticulture programs, where students learn winemaking on a commercial scale.’
Early 19th century: from Greek oinos wine + -logy.
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