wine taster
noun Date: 1632 1. a person who tastes and evaluates wine especially professionally 2. a small shallow vessel used to sample wine

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  • wine taster — noun a taster who evaluates the quality of wines • Hypernyms: ↑taster, ↑taste tester, ↑taste tester, ↑sampler * * * noun 1. : one that tests wine by tasting 2. : a small flat bowl used to hold a sample of wine being tested …   Useful english dictionary

  • wine taster — англ. дегустатор вин See: tasting …   Англо-русский толковый словарь "Вино"

  • wine-taster — /ˈwaɪn teɪstə/ (say wuyn taystuh) noun someone whose occupation is to sample wines to examine their quality …   Australian English dictionary

  • Wine tasting — (often, in wine circles, simply tasting) is the sensory examination and evaluation of wine. While the practice of wine tasting is as ancient as its production, a more formalized methodology has slowly become established from the 14th century… …   Wikipedia

  • taster — n. a wine taster * * * [ teɪstə] a wine taster …   Combinatory dictionary

  • taster — tast|er [ˈteıstə US ər] n 1.) someone whose job is to test the quality of foods, teas, wines etc by tasting them ▪ a wine taster 2.) informal a small example of something that is provided so that you can see if you like it taster of ▪ Here s a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • taster — [[t]te͟ɪstə(r)[/t]] tasters 1) N COUNT A taster is someone whose job is to taste different wines, teas, or other foods or drinks, in order to test their quality. ...a wine taster. 2) N COUNT: usu sing, oft N of n If you refer to something as a… …   English dictionary

  • taster — noun (C) 1 someone whose job is to test the quality of foods, teas, wines etc by tasting them: a wine taster 2 informal a small example of something that is provided so that you can see if you like it (+ of): Here s just a taster of what will be… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • taster — n. 1 a person employed to test food or drink by tasting it, esp. for quality or hist. to detect poisoning. 2 a small cup used by a wine taster. 3 an instrument for extracting a small sample from within a cheese. Etymology: ME f. AF tastour, OF… …   Useful english dictionary

  • wine tasting — noun judging the quality of wine by tasting it. ↘an occasion for this. Derivatives wine taster noun …   English new terms dictionary

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