• Ask Adam: What's the Difference Between a Vigneron and Vintner?

    5 days ago - By Vine Pair

    While the words sound very similar, there is a difference between the terms “vigneron” and “vintner.” If you look up the term vigneron in the dictionary, the definition will be “a person who cultivates grapes for winemaking.” Basically, a vigneron is a person who actually works out in the vineyard, growing the grapes.
    Winemakers in certain countries, such as France , who work the vineyards and also make wine, have taken to calling themselves vignerons in order to express that while they are winemakers, at the end of the day, they truly consider themselves farmers. This is due to the belief...
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