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The art and science of making wine.

wine′mak′er n.
wine′mak′ing adj.
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(Brewing) the process of making wine
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(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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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