Definition of vinification in English:

vinification

noun

  • The conversion of grape juice or other vegetable extract into wine by fermentation.

    • ‘Producing wine actually involves two separate steps: the growing of the grapes, called viticulture and the making of the wine, called vinification.’
    • ‘In 1998 he introduced a change in vinification.’
    • ‘His responsibilities at Santa Rita include vinification of different premium wines for export and the development and vinification of new products.’
    • ‘Grapes are still harvested from the pasture but not for the purpose of vinification.’
    • ‘The wine doesn't need a California name to make it good, though and in the best of hands, it can yield incredibly enjoyable and warming wines, especially in Manduria where laws governing vinification are fierce.’

Pronunciation

vinification

/ˌvinəfəˈkāSH(ə)n//ˌvɪnəfəˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/