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also Se·mil·lon  (sā′mēl-yôN)
1. A variety of grape originally grown in France that is often blended with other grapes to make white wine, including the French Sauternes.
2. An often dry white wine made from this grape.

[French, from obsolete sémilion, from dialectal semilhoun, from Old Provençal semilhar, to sow, from seme, seed, from Latin sēmen; see semen.]
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(ˈseɪmiːjɒn; French semijɔ̃)
1. (Brewing) (also without capital) a white grape grown in the Bordeaux area of France and in Australia, used for making wine
2. (Brewing) any of various white wines made from this grape
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And John McDonald of Greengrape Solutions, who produced the directory, said: "MySignpost is the result of an extensive mapping exercise setting out which agencies are delivering what, to whom, and where and there is no other directory of this kind in the Northwest."
SIGN IN: From left, Kim Griffiths (Liverpool City Council), Jill Rothwell (Jobcentre Plus), Doreen Dunmore (JET) and John McDonald (Greengrape Solutions)
It was also a Merseyside one-two in the Best New Business category, when Greengrape Solutions, from Liverpool, grabbed top spot, followed by The Novelty Warehouse, from Wallasey.
Steve Morgan, second left, with Greengrape's Emma Loizidis, Charlotte McDonald and John McDonald
WINNERS: Steve Morgan, third left, and John Powell, centre, with representatives of last year's winning entries, the Nessie Club, Runcorn, and Greengrape Solutions, Liverpool
Last year three were won by firms from the Merseyside area and two, Greengrape Solutions from Liverpool and The Nessie Club from Runcorn told sponsors and at the launch in the Liverpool offices of main sponsor Barclays Capital, just how important the awards are.
It was also a Merseyside one-two in the Best New Business category when Greengrape Solutions from Liverpool grabbed top spot, followed by The NoveltyWarehouse fromWallasey.