Definitions for Vintageˈvɪn tɪdʒ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vin•tageˈvɪn tɪdʒ(n.)

  1. the wine from a particular harvest or crop.

    Category: Viniculture/Winemaking

  2. the annual produce of a grape harvest, esp. with reference to the wine obtained.

    Category: Viniculture/Winemaking

  3. an exceptionally fine wine from the crop of a good year.

    Category: Viniculture/Winemaking

  4. the act or season of gathering grapes or of making wine.

    Category: Viniculture/Winemaking

  5. the output of a particular time; a collection of things manufactured or in use at the same time:

    a car of 1917 vintage.

  6. (adj.)being of a specified vintage:

    vintage wine.

    Category: Viniculture/Winemaking

  7. representing the high quality of a past time; classic:

    vintage movies.

  8. of, imitating, or being a style or fashion of the past; retro:

    vintage clothing.

    Category: Clothing

  9. being the best of its kind; choice:

    vintage Shakespeare.

  10. old-fashioned or obsolete.

Origin of vintage:

1400–50; alter. of vindage, vendage蠐 L vīndēmia grape-gathering =vīn(um) grape, wine+dēm(ere) to take from (see redeem ) +-ia -y3

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vintage(noun)

    a season's yield of wine from a vineyard

  2. vintage, time of origin(noun)

    the oldness of wines

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. vintage(adjective)ˈvɪn tɪdʒ

    old and of good quality

    vintage champagne


  1. vintage(Noun)

    The yield of grapes or wine from a vineyard or district during one season

  2. vintage(Noun)

    Wine, especially high-quality, identified as to year and vineyard or district of origin

  3. vintage(Noun)

    The harvesting of a grape crop and the initial pressing of juice for winemaking

  4. vintage(Noun)

    The year or place in which something is produced

  5. vintage(Verb)

    To harvest (grapes).

  6. vintage(Verb)

    To make (wine) from grapes.

  7. vintage(Adjective)

    of or relating to a vintage, or to wine identified by a specific vintage

  8. vintage(Adjective)

    having an enduring appeal; high-quality, classic (such as video or computer games from the 1980s and early 1990s, or old magazines, etc.)

  9. vintage(Adjective)

    of a motor car built between the years 1919 and 1930 (or sometimes 1919 to 1925 in the USA).

  10. Origin: From Anglo-Norman vintage, from vendage, (cognate with French vendange), from vindemia, from vinum + demo, from de + emo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vintage(noun)

    the produce of the vine for one season, in grapes or in wine; as, the vintage is abundant; the vintage of 1840

  2. Vintage(noun)

    the act or time of gathering the crop of grapes, or making the wine for a season


  1. Vintage

    Vintage, in winemaking, is the process of picking grapes and creating the finished product. A vintage wine is one made from grapes that were all, or primarily, grown and harvested in a single specified year. In certain wines, it can denote quality, as in Port wine, where Port houses make and declare vintage Port in their best years. From this tradition, a common, though incorrect, usage applies the term to any wine that is perceived to be particularly old or of a particularly high quality. Most countries allow a vintage wine to include a portion of wine that is not from the year denoted on the label. In Chile and South Africa, the requirement is 75% same-year content for vintage-dated wine. In Australia, New Zealand, and the member states of the European Union, the requirement is 85%. In the United States, the requirement is 85%, unless the wine is designated with an AVA, in which case it is 95%. Technically, the 85% rule in the United States applies equally to imports, but there are obvious difficulties in enforcing the regulation. The opposite of a vintage wine is a nonvintage wine, which is usually a blend from the produce of two or more years. This is a common practice for winemakers seeking a consistent style of wine, year on year.

Translations for Vintage

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(a wine from) the grape-harvest of a certain (particularly good) year

What vintage is this wine?; a vintage year (= a year in which good wine was produced); vintage port (= port from a vintage year).

  • goeie jaarAfrikaans
  • موسِم جَنْي العِنَبArabic
  • реколтаBulgarian
  • safraPortuguese (BR)
  • (dobrý) ročníkCzech
  • der JahrgangGerman
  • årgang; årgangs-Danish
  • σοδειά, τρύγοςGreek
  • cosecha; (de) añadaSpanish
  • (veini) aastakäikEstonian
  • محصول انگور یا شراب هر سالFarsi
  • vuosikertaFinnish
  • (bonne) annéeFrench
  • יַיִן מִבָּצִיר שֶׁל-Hebrew
  • अंगूर इकठ्ठा करने का समयHindi
  • berbaCroatian
  • szüret; évi bortermés; vmilyen évjárat(ú bor)Hungarian
  • tahun pembuatanIndonesian
  • (góður) árgangur; ársuppskeraIcelandic
  • annata; vendemmiaItalian
  • 当り年のぶどうの収穫Japanese
  • 포도의 수확Korean
  • (geras) vynuogių derlius, (vieno derliaus) vynuogių vynasLithuanian
  • vīnogu novākšana/ražaLatvian
  • vintajMalay
  • wijnoogst, goed wijnjaarDutch
  • (god)årgangNorwegian
  • (dobry) rocznikPolish
  • محصول انگور یا شراب هر سالPersian
  • دانګور وحاصل، دميوې حاصل: دانګورو دټولو لو وخت، دانګورو دبودونې موسم: دشرابو دجوړولو موسم، شراب جوړونه: شرابPashto
  • ano de produçãoPortuguese
  • recoltă, producţie a unui anRomanian
  • вино урожая определённого годаRussian
  • úroda vína; ročník, al. druh vínaSlovak
  • letnik vinaSlovenian
  • kvalitetno vinoSerbian
  • godårgångSwedish
  • เหล้าองุ่นThai
  • bağ bozumuTurkish
  • 特定(尤指豐收)年份葡萄採收,或以其製成的葡萄酒Chinese (Trad.)
  • врожай певного рокуUkrainian
  • کسي مخصوص سال کے انگور کي شرابUrdu
  • mùa hái nhoVietnamese
  • 葡萄收获期,特定年份收获季节采得的葡萄酿制的酒Chinese (Simp.)

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