By Kori ~ October 22nd, 2009.
This weekâ€™s Wine Word of the Week is vintner.
Official definition from Jancis Robinsonâ€™s The Oxford Companion to Wine:
Vintner is the late Middle English word for wine merchant which superseded vinter. â€¦.
The word has also come to be used for a wine producer as well as a wine merchant, particularly in North America.
Laymanâ€™s terms from Kori:
A vintner is someone who makes or sells wine.
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