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One who owns or manages a vineyard.


(ˈvɪn yər dɪst)

a person who owns or operates a vineyard.
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Kohler and Frohling--who built the great stone winery on the vineyard called Tokay, but who built upon a hill up which other vineyardists refused to haul their grapes.
Virginia vineyardist Jim Law looks back on 32 years as a grape-grower (Viewpoint, page 36), the Infinite Monkey Theorem winery in Denver is the Technical Spotlight subject (page 52), and contributor Bill Ward gives thorough coverage of Minnesota's Cold Climate Conference (page 74).
Heekin presents readers with an account of the education of a farmer on the journey to becoming a vineyardist and the terroir of her eight-acre plot of land in Vermont.
Francois Durif was a botanist and vineyardist in the Rhone Valley during the late 1800s and a strong proponent of the fruity quite tannic grape named after him.
So vineyardist Alfredo Bucio and his fellow workers headed out with two buckets each.
After the funeral, where Ferdinand sees but does not meet his father, he determines to ask permission to leave Paris to return to the Riviera, where he hopes to marry Nina and become a vineyardist.
Calls to the vineyardist at Callaway vineyards, a winery with 740 acres of vines in Temecula, were eventually returned instead by a corporate spokesman hundreds of miles away (Callaway is owned by the British global conglomerate Allied Domecq), who told me that Callaway was "tired of being the poster boy for Pierce's disease.
Twenty years ago the sign of a good vineyardist in the Finger Lakes was to have bare earth beneath the vines.
They did not refer to themselves as farmers but often preferred the more specialized titles of grower, rancher, orchardist, nurseryman, horticulturalist, and vineyardist.
We have a lot of historical data to compare it to," says vineyardist Sander Scheer.