oenophile oenophile  /ˈi nə ˌfaɪl/

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who appreciates wine

Usage(s):

  1. Today it boasts 19 columnists who strive to inform readers at all levels, from novice to expert oenophile.
  2. By Mardi Gras, someone will undoubtedly be selling an oenophile's version of those drinking helmets with dual bottle holders and straws that lead to your mouth.
  3. Peren launched the Peregrine Wines label in 1998 in partnership with oenophile oncologist Murray Brennan of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.

News

  • Father's Day foodie adventures

    Looking for ways to celebrate Father's Day? Forget the tired ties and try one of these Dad-centric foodie adventures instead, including an afternoon of baseball and street food, a beer garden outing and a very swanky tasting for oenophiles.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Inside Bay Area

Quotes

  • Philosopher Roger Scruton, who writes the most erudite wine column in the business for New Statesman magazine, noted "thanks to Nosy Parker, the entire market in wine has been surrendered to the phony expertise of the modern oenophile, which...
    on Oct 29, 2008 By: Roger Scruton Source: The Times

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