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also oe·nol·o·gy  (ē-nŏl′ə-jē)
The study of wine and the making of wine.

[Greek oinos, wine + -logy.]

e′no·log′i·cal (ē′nə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
e·nol′o·gist n.
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(Brewing) the usual US spelling of oenology
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or e•nol•o•gy

(iˈnɒl ə dʒi)

the science of winemaking. Compare viniculture.
[1805–15; < Greek oîn(os) wine + -o- + -logy]
oe•no•log•i•cal (ˌin lˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
oe•nol′o•gist, n.
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oenology, enology, oinology

the science of making wines. Also called viniculture. — oenologist, enologist, oinologist, n.
See also: Wine
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The study of wine.
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Noun1.enology - the art of wine makingenology - the art of wine making    
artistry, prowess, art - a superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation; "the art of conversation"; "it's quite an art"
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The winemaking process has changed drastically over the years thanks to enological research and new analytical techniques.
High Frequency of Histamine-Producing Bacteria in the Enological Environment and Instability of the Histidine Decarboxylase Production Phenotype.
"Napa Valley is a culinary and enological destination for gourmands worldwide," says Solage sommelier/beverage director Scott Turnbull.
Stuttering which is also known as stammering is one of the most common speech disorder which is the disruption of speech motor behavior's causing repetition and prolongation of speech sounds, syllables and words along with the repetition and prolongation of articulatory and phonatory actions.1 A large number of studies have been conducted considering stuttering as a speech motor disorder either on the enological pre-motor level related to cognition and linguistics or sometimes due to emotional or psychological processes.2 The impact of stuttering on the quality of life is negative, effecting the employment and other opportunities in life, relationships as well as job performance, and significant financial costs.3-4 Therefore stuttering is associated with high level of anxiety.5
Regarding to other enological characteristic evaluated such as the fermentation rate, only one yeast strain (CB103171, isolated from grapes cultivated in Colombo, Parana State, Brazil) showed high fermentation rate (figure 1) similar to K1 S.
In this case, the standard analysis for the total acidity, which is obligatory for each enological laboratory, did not indicate any falsification and was thus useless.
Bellon-Maurel, "Pattern analysis techniques to process fermentation curves: application to discrimination of enological alcoholic fermentations," Biotechnology and Bioengineering, vol.
This international Enological and Bottling Equipment Exhibition will be launching its 25th edition at Fiera Milano-Rho, Italy.
"Addition of pectolytic enzymes: an enological practice which improves the chromaticity and stability of red wines," Int.