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  • D. Antónia Ferreira, A Ferreirinha (1811 - 1896)
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  • Robert Drouhin
    The plan had been for Robert Drouhin to study enology and viticulture at the university in Dijon to prepare him for the day he would take over Burgundy négociant Maison Joseph Drouhin. But he never m...
  • Paul Pontallier (1956 - 2016)
    Paul Pontallier, who died on 28 March aged just 59 years old, had been managing director of first growth Château Margaux in Bordeaux since 1990. He would have turned 60 on 22 April. Margaux a ‘perfe...
  • Aubert Gaudin de Villaine
    Aubert de Villaine is a social economist and co-owner and co-director of the Domaine de la Romanée-Conti. Some of the world's most expensive wines are produced on several of its approximately 50-acre...
  • Louis François II de Bourbon, prince de Conti (1734 - 1814)
    Links:==* The Peerage * Geneall * Wikipedia

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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