Hunter Semillon Was Derived From a Single Vine: The Mono-Clonal, and Almost Certainly South African, Origin of a Classic Australian-Regional Wine Grape

If the facts adduced here are correct, proper acknowledgement of the colonial Sydney ‘ground zero’ source of Hunter Semillon ought to be made.

This paper is a substantially condensed version of this body of research, and was last revised in October 2021.

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Author: Dr. Gerald Atkinson

Company director, viticulturist, grapevine researcher and historian, and sometime wine-writer.