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Term (also vine cultivation) for all activities from the vineyard to the wine cellar for the purpose of obtaining wine. The technical cellar measures from pressing to bottling, on the other hand, are usually referred to as vinification. The historical development can be found under the keywords Ancient Wines, Ancient Grape Varieties and Drinking Culture. Oenology comprises the science of wine and winemaking; a sub-area is ampelography (grapevine science). Numbers, Quantities & Statistics can be found under the keywords Wine Production Quantities (wine quantities and vineyard areas of all countries) and Grape Variety (the top 150). A complete list of grapevine-specific terms can be found under Grapevine.

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