Thursday, 16 June 2016

Previous Word of the Week - Négociant

Négociant

noun

a wine merchant or wholesaler; specifically, one who buys grapes, grape juice, or partially fermented or finished wine from others and sells the wine produced under his or her own name

A négociant is the French term for a wine merchant who assembles the produce of smaller growers and winemakers and sells the result under its own name. 

Négociants buy everything from grapes to grape must to wines in various states of completion.

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