Definition of winemaking in English:



  • [mass noun] The production of wine:

    ‘winemaking regions’
    • ‘Australian winemakers take on the latest scientific techniques to advance winemaking into the 21st century.’
    • ‘Dirty winemaking still exists of course and over the years experience has taught me that filthy cellars produce filthy wine.’
    • ‘Apart from climate and pest control, English wine is greatly hampered by dodgy winemaking, with oxidation and overdosing with sulphur still common faults.’
    • ‘Those that succeed will be the ones that pursue quality winemaking, have easy access to capital, or have a loyal customer following.’
    • ‘The style of winemaking is very much in the big and bold French Bordeaux type.’
    • ‘Our climate isn't insuperable, but it makes winemaking difficult in most vintages.’
    • ‘Distilling, like brewing and winemaking, became a family business over the years as monks passed on their knowledge to the peasants.’
    • ‘In winemaking, you have to live with your mistakes for years.’
    • ‘It's also important to realize that the leading producers of each style are equally dedicated and passionate about winemaking.’
    • ‘This has kept his palate firmly in touch with the European style of winemaking.’
    • ‘The style of winemaking is a perfect expression of the coolish climate and alluvial soils of the Wairarapa.’
    • ‘I think we have missed an opportunity here to capture the exciting allure - a little mystery perhaps - of winemaking and wine taking.’
    • ‘Home winemaking is something of a family tradition.’
    • ‘People who love the grape as much as he does, or who would probably claim that they love it more, say that Rolland has sold out the ideals that have defined the millennial art of winemaking.’
    • ‘With the influx of the Greeks on the Black Sea coast around 500 CE, winemaking progressed and the wine trade increased.’
    • ‘Kurni is a majestic, powerful wine most decidedly in the modern camp of Italian winemaking.’
    • ‘The growth of these regions, which are not tied to tradition, has fueled huge advances in the technology and philosophy of winemaking.’
    • ‘Just as the Vatican is the center of Catholicism, Australia has become the center of the religion of high-tech winemaking.’
    • ‘While these may seem like the basic rules in fine winemaking to you and me, they border on lunacy in the case-driven world of wine sales.’
    • ‘At Churton, winemaking is focused exclusively on Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir.’