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Vintners and Wine Makers

including Vignerons and Vineyard Owners

~ aussi viticulteurs

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Definitions

  • Vintner - Wine Merchant - In some modern use, particularly in American English, the term is also used as a synonym for winemaker
  • Winemaker A winemaker or vintner is a person engaged in winemaking. They are generally employed by wineries or wine companies, where their work includes:
  • A vigneron is someone who cultivates a vineyard for winemaking.




Related occupations

  • A négociant is the French term for a wine merchant who assembles the produce of smaller growers and winemakers and sells the result under its own name.
  • Viticulture - vine-growing and grape-harvesting
  • Oenology (enology in American English) is the science and study of all aspects of wine and winemaking except vine-growing and grape-harvesting - viticulture.
  • A sommelier, or wine steward, is a trained and knowledgeable wine professional, normally working in fine restaurants, who specialises in all aspects of wine service as well as wine and food pairing.
  • A winery is a building or property that produces wine, or a business involved in the production of wine



List of notable oenologists.

  • Alberto Antonini
  • Miguel Brascó
  • Cathy Corison
  • Tullio De Rosa
  • Peter Gago
  • Hermann Jaeger
  • Max Léglise
  • Zelma Long
  • Justin Meyer
  • Hermann Müller (Thurgau)
  • Ottavio Ottavi
  • Jacques Puisais
  • Michel Rolland
  • Carol Shelton
  • Păstorel Teodoreanu
  • Miguel A. Torres
  • Keith Wallace

Notable Vintners, Wine Makers and Vignerons on Geni

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