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  • n. Variant of enology.

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  • n. The scientific study of wines and winemaking.

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  • n. the art of wine making


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eno- +‎ -logy


  • A 15-year veteran of the California wine industry and a Ph.D. -holding geneticist specializing in oenology, Nancy Irelan did not invest firstin her vineyard based on a whim.


  • It only took two vintages (one being the extremely difficult 1984s) for the Soci and the winemaker to part ways, and they hired a very young new winemaker right out of oenology school who was willing to make wines in the traditional manner that the Produttori has always championed.

    Natural wines, premox, chenin blanc, 07 Port and Rhone – John Gilman | Dr Vino's wine blog

  • In the faculty of oenology at Bordeaux's Institute of Vineyard and Wine Sciences the vintage report showed that the growing season met almost perfectly all the conditions for a great Bordeaux vintage.

    Sunshine and Vine

  • Mr. Baettig joined Errázuriz in 2003 after training at the University of Chile and obtaining a master's degree from the faculty of oenology at the University of Bordeaux.

    Cultivating Pinot Noir

  • Its wines are made by Ted Lemon, who studied oenology at the Université de Bourgogne and worked at several Burgundian estates, including Domaines Dujac, de Villaine and Bruno Clair.

    California Dreamin'

  • In many ways, they were pioneer days, when the old order was having its cage rattled from across the Atlantic and the University of California at Davis, around 70 miles northeast of San Francisco, began to forge an international reputation for viticulture and oenology.

    California Dreamin'

  • For a California guy who'd recently graduated from Santa Cruz with a degree in American literature, there wouldn't seem to be anything preordained about this choice, which entailed returning to school to catch up on chemistry and other courses he'd disdained as an undergraduate before enrolling in the oenology department at UC Davis, the West Point of the California wine industry.

    Wines That Favor Balance Over Power

  • After studying oenology at the Université de Bourgogne in Dijon, he persuaded his father to overhaul the fermentation system at the family's vineyards, introducing stainless steel and barrel maturation.

    A Visionary Vintner

  • Through her contacts, Ms. Wasserman found David Croix, a 23-year-old winemaker fresh out of oenology school, who has since become one of the most respected winemakers in the region, though his hiring must have been something of an act of faith.

    In the Domain of the Earth Mother of Burgundy

  • He's learned oenology with painstaking deliberation.

    The Rocker Makes Wine


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