- a person who makes wine or sells wines.
Origin of vintner
Examples from the Web for vintner
Curious to learn more about this weediest of wines, I recently spoke with a California vintner who makes it on the side.Marijuana-Laced Wine Grows More Fashionable in California Wine Country
April 14, 2012
This brought them out of the crowd, which was pouring from the street into the vintner's cellars.Barnaby Rudge
All would have been well had not the vintner hung mightily back.The Surprises of Life
If the vintner, in his lifetime, were really a good man, he would have forgiven me.The Life Of Sir John Falstaff
Robert B. Brough
Whether he was the son of a vintner or a joiner is a moot point.Nineteen Centuries of Drink in England
Richard Valpy French
Consider what happens in the case of such words as vintner, lampman.The Sounds of Spoken English
- a wine merchant
Word Origin and History for vintner
"wine merchant," early 15c., alteration of vinter (c.1300), from Anglo-French vineter, Old French vinetier, from Medieval Latin vinetarius "a wine dealer," from Latin vinetum "vineyard," from vinum "wine" (see vine).