viticulture

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n viticulture the cultivation of grapes and grape vines; grape growing
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Viticulture The cultivation of the vine; grape growing.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n viticulture The culture or cultivation of the vine.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Viticulture cultivation of the vine
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. vitis, vine + E. culture,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. vitis, a vine—viēre, to twist.

Usage

In literature:

One thing is certain, that the peasants of Sondrio and Tirano understand viticulture better than the Italians of Lombardy.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece" by John Addington Symonds
One thing is certain, that the peasants of Sondrio and Tirano understand viticulture better than the Italians of Lombardy.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Complete" by John Symonds
Again it is climate that sets the seal of approval on the region for viticulture.
"Manual of American Grape-Growing" by U. P. Hedrick
The Dutch, who have retained in a debased form their own language, also engage largely in agriculture and viticulture.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 2" by Various
With Practical Directions for Viticulture and Vinification.
"An Alphabetical List of Books Contained in Bohn's Libraries (1892)" by Bohn's Libraries
Cotton cultivation and viticulture are carried on in some districts.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 7" by Various
Viticulture is of importance, particularly in the Lewiston valley.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 3" by Various
There are state departments of viticulture, hops, horticulture and sericulture.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 6" by Various
Government travelling teachers of agriculture, and fixed schools of viticulture, also do good work.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 1" by Various
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In news:

While the Loire Valley may be the viticultural birthplace of Chenin Blanc , the variety has found a second home in South Africa.
The Donati family's vineyards and winery are in the California American Viticultural Area called Paicines.
After a long and arduous battle, the federal government finally approved the Calistoga American Viticultural Area designation in 2009, making it the 15th in Napa Valley.
Viticulture director is retiring as winery plans a big boost to its production.
Development of the cold hardy model was supported by a grant from the US Department of Agriculture's Viticulture Consortium and WSU.
UC Davis researchers report to Napa Viticulture Group.
Surrounded by azure waters, Sardinia boasts some of the most beautiful beaches in the Mediterranean—and some of the best viticulture.
Napa Valley is home to some of the country's most famous American Viticultural Areas, known for producing some of the best wines in the world.
Organic viticulture is all about timing.
Latino viticulture program to begin.
Registration is open for the Latino Agricultural Education Program for Viticulture that starts in November and runs through April.
New Vineyard Set to Advance Washington State U Viticulture Research.
Speakers at Napa Viticultural Fair cite limited damage to 2010 wine crop.
Amajor advance in viticulture research was achieved last August when the Pinot Noir grapevine genome was sequenced by a French and Italian public consortium, said Dr Kerry Ringer during grape industry talks held in Washington State.
For many years Oregon has been producing outstanding pinot noir up and down the American Viticultural Area known as the Willamette Valley.
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