- Knowledge of the history and craft of wine and winemaking; enology.
- 1873, Robert Druitt, Report on the Cheap Wines from France, Germany, Italy, Austria, Greece, Hungary, and Australia: Their Use in Diet and Medicine, page 7:
- I am not going into the subject of ampelography or viticulture, yet it is a part of common winelore to know that the kind of vine is the most important element in determining the quality of the wine.
- 1950, Laurence Gilliam, B. B. C. Features, London: Evans Brothers:
- In the first section, John Chandos, as the enquiring layman, would interrogate that genial high-priest of winelore, Andre Simon, while the second section would consist of recordings made in Burgundy itself.
- 1986, Dan Lewandowski, Terry C. Cline, Worth Winning, Onyx, →ISBN:
- During every one of their restaurant dates, Taylor had told her at least one winelore anecdote ...
- 1996, Richard M. Gold, How and why to build a wine cellar, Wine Appreciation Guild, →ISBN:
- I sometimes get so caught up in winelore that I forget that wine contains the drug alcohol.
- 2000, The Wine Spectator:
- But for all his patiently accumulated winelore, the 81-year-old pianist, arranger and composer is more a drinker than a collector.