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vin·i·fy

 (vĭn′ə-fī′)
tr.v. vin·i·fied, vin·i·fy·ing, vin·i·fies
To convert (the juice of grapes, for example) into wine by the process of fermentation.

vin′i·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
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vinification

(ˌvɪnɪfɪˈkeɪʃən)
n
the fermentation of the juice of grapes into wine
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vin•i•fi•ca•tion

(ˌvɪn ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən)

n.
the process of converting grapes or other fruit into wine.
[1875–80]
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Noun1.vinification - the process whereby fermentation changes grape juice into wine
fermenting, zymolysis, zymosis, fermentation, ferment - a process in which an agent causes an organic substance to break down into simpler substances; especially, the anaerobic breakdown of sugar into alcohol
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