Definition of vintage noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈvɪntɪdʒ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈvɪntɪdʒ//
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  1. 1the wine that was produced in a particular year or place; the year in which it was produced the 1999 vintage 2005 was a particularly fine vintage. the youngest vintages of wines
  2. 2[usually singular] the period or season of gathering grapes for making wine The vintage was later than usual.
  3. Word Originlate Middle English: alteration (influenced by vintner) of earlier vendage, from Old French vendange, from Latin vindemia (from vinum ‘wine’ + demere ‘remove’).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: vintage