As used in this chapter, unless the context requires a different meaning:

Terms Used In Virginia Code 3.2-3000

  • Person: includes any individual, corporation, partnership, association, cooperative, limited liability company, trust, joint venture, government, political subdivision, or any other legal or commercial entity and any successor, representative, agent, agency, or instrumentality thereof. See Virginia Code 1-230
  • Wine: means an alcoholic beverage as defined in § 4. See Virginia Code 3.2-3000

“Enology” means those practices and that body of knowledge involved in the production, aging, storing, and packaging of wine.

“Farm winery” or “winery” means an “establishment” as defined in § 4.1-100.

“Grape grower” means a commercial grower who: (i) sells at least $10,000 worth of grapes annually; or (ii) has planted and maintains at least three acres of vines of a type used for the production of wine.

“Viticulture” means the cultivation and study of grapes and grapevines.

“Wine” means an alcoholic beverage as defined in § 4.1-100.

“Winegrower” means any person or entity producing wine from approved products grown by that individual.

2004, cc. 89, 319, § 3.1-1064.1; 2008, c. 860.