- the culture or cultivation of grapevines; grape-growing.
- the study or science of grapes and their culture.
Origin of viticulture
1870–75; < Latin vīti(s) vine + culture
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Contemporary Examples of viticulturist
A partnership with the viticulturist Steve Mudd provides access to North Fork Vineyards planted in the 1970s.An Old-Fashioned Wine Harvest
October 18, 2010
- the science, art, or process of cultivating grapevines
- the study of grapes and the growing of grapes
Word Origin for viticulture
C19: viti-, from Latin vītis vine
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Word Origin and History for viticulturist
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