Meaning of vinify

vin•i•fy

Pronunciation: (vin'u-fī"), [key]
— v., -fied, -fy•ing.
—v.t.
  1. to produce (a type of wine) by vinification: to vinify champagne entirely from white grapes.
  2. to convert (grapes or other fruit) into wine.
—v.i.
  1. to make wine.
  2. to undergo the winemaking process: Some juices vinify more quickly than others.
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