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vintner (s) (noun), vintners (pl)
1. A wine merchant: The menu at the restaurant included various alcoholic beverages from local vintners and wonderful fish dishes with fresh vegetables.
2. A winemaker: A vintner is someone who is engaged in winemaking and is usually employed by wineries or wine companies, where the work includes:
  • Cooperating with various viticulturists.
  • Monitoring the maturity of grapes to ensure their quality and to determine the correct time for harvesting them.
  • The crushing and pressing of the grapes.
  • Monitoring the settling of juice and the fermentation of grape material.
  • Filtering the wine to remove remaining solids that should not be there.
  • Testing the quality of wine by tasting it.
  • Placing filtered wine in casks or tanks for storage and maturation.
  • Preparing plans for bottling wine once it has matured.
  • Making sure that quality is maintained when the wine is bottled.
A wine merchant or someone who makes wine.
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