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Definition of "oenology" [oenology]

  • Variant of enology. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "oenology" in a sentence
  • "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."
  • "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."