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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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"We are so excited to partner with 3 Horse Ranch Vineyards in building the Eagle Wine Viticultural Center," the company recently posted on its Facebook page.
The Anderson family established their winery in 1986; in 2006 their Eola-Amity Hills subregion of Oregons Willamette Valley received American Viticultural Area (AVA) distinction for unique growing conditions including the steady Pacific winds blowing through the Van Duzer Corridor (itself receiving its own AVA last year).
Therefore, the Winkler Index was designed at a state scale, and not necessarily intended for smaller viticultural subregions or single vineyards.
Taste of Oregon American Viticultural Areas class, hosted by Carrie Wynkoop of Cellar 503 Wine Club of Portland, will offer tastings of six J.
In December, the Petaluma Gap received a formal designation from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau as an American Viticultural Area (AVA), recognizing its distinctive growing characteristics derived from topography and climate.
[ClickPress, Mon Dec 11 2017] Ann Hougham, owner of Mesa Del Sol Vineyards in Greenfield, has written to President Donald Trump and various Congressional leaders expressing her deep frustration that a benign petition to expand the Arroyo Seco American Viticultural Area, where her vineyard and winery are located, has been caught up in a Trump administration regulatory freeze that cuts across every level of government.
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.
Rick Hamman, Viticulture Manager for Hogue Ranches, received the 2013 Erick Hanson Memorial Wine Grape Grower Award for demonstrated viticultural skills.
The Skeleton Detective faces one of his greatest challenges, steeped in the area's local viticultural history and holding dangerous implications for current residents.
Valpolicella Premium Ripasso 2009 (pounds 5.99 - instead of pounds 7.99 until Tuesday - at the Co-op) On the slopes of the San Pietro e Negrar, lies the Valpolicella viticultural region.