ampelography

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ampelography

(ˌæmpəˈlɒɡrəfɪ)
n
the science concerned with the identification and classification of grapevinesan encyclopaedia or reference book of grape varieties
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ampelography

the branch of botany that studies the cultivation of grapes. — ampelographer, n.
See also: Botany
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Harold Olmo of U.C., Davis, several renowned ampelographers, and historian Charles Sullivan.
In the l970s, Paul Truel, a distinguished French ampelographer, examined some vines labeled Petite Sirah in the U.C., Davis variety collection and identified them as the French variety Durif.