Definition of viticulturist in English:

viticulturist

noun

  • See viticulture

    • ‘It is grown in every wine region, bending as much to the wills of the viticulturists and wine-makers as to the influence of climate and terroir.’
    • ‘A fickle grape, it can disappoint the best viticulturists and wine makers, but - teeth gritted - they try again and again, blaming the wrong vineyard site, the wrong clone, wrong trellising, and so on.’
    • ‘To do this he went to France and recruited the best viticulturists, winemakers and architects for his new project.’
    • ‘Furthermore, the lack of available water resources in some areas is leading to a significant pressure on viticulturists to bring about improvements in the efficiency of water use as traditional irrigation practices are unsustainable.’
    • ‘The viticulturist will assure you that this soil is only suitable for Chardonnay, that that soil, elevation and meso-climate will only favour Pinot Noir, and that that one is specific to Syrah, and so on.’

Pronunciation

viticulturist

/ˈvɪdəˌkəl(t)ʃ(ə)rəst//ˈvidəˌkəl(t)SH(ə)rəst/