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The art and science of making wine.

wine′mak′er n.
wine′mak′ing adj.


(Brewing) the process of making wine


(ˈwaɪnˌmeɪ kɪŋ)

the procedures and processes carried out in the making and maturing of wine; viniculture; oenology.
wine′mak`er, n.
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Noun1.winemaking - the craft and science of growing grapes and making wine
craft, trade - the skilled practice of a practical occupation; "he learned his trade as an apprentice"
vinify - convert a juice into wine by fermentation; "vinify grape juice"
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