Tag Archives: Sémillon

• Minerality: Postmodern Enophile Confusion

Minerality: Postmodern Enophile Confusion

Some of you are already wincing. No topic has wrought more confusion and ruffled more feathers among dedicated enophiles than the incessant bandying about of the lofty sounding “M” word. For some (myself included), asking whether minerality exists is like asking whether the sky is blue. Yet for many, the term isn’t nailed down. The […]

• Australian Wines Win at International Wine & Spirits Competition

Australian Wines Win at International Wine & Spirits Competition

Australia’s mastery of winemaking was recognized worldwide with the announcing of the Southern Hemisphere medal winners of the International Wine & Spirits Competition. Five-hundred-and-sixty-eight medals in total were presented to Australia, including 27 Gold-Best in Class and six additional Gold-level awards. The nation has more gold medals than any other. Australian varietals Shiraz and Semillon […]