to change (grapes) into (wine) by a fermentation process
Origin of vinifyback-formation ; from vinification
transitive verbvin·i·fied, vin·i·fy·ing, vin·i·fies
To convert (the juice of grapes, for example) into wine by the process of fermentation.
(third-person singular simple present vinifies, present participle vinifying, simple past and past participle vinified)
vine +"Ž -ify