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 (vĭt′ĭ-kŭl′chər, vī′tĭ-)
The cultivation of grapes, especially for use in making wine.

[Latin vītis, vine; see wei- in Indo-European roots + culture.]

vit′i·cul′tur·al adj.
vit′i·cul′tur·ist n.
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Contract notice: the purpose of this contract is to provide technical assistance, viticultural and oenological advice to the technical departments of the municipality of taverny (val d~oise), according to the rules of the profession, and to the framework of the laws and regulations in force
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Now in an updated fourth edition, The New Wine Lover's Companion is a user-friendly reference to the world of fine wine, with alphabetical entries covering everything from "alluvial soil" (a type of soil prized in the viticultural world for the flavorful grapes it produces) to "Zinfandel" (a red-wine grape grown primarily in California).
This line is a tribute to the Burgundy region and its viticultural estates.
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Why is there sexual education and not viticultural education?