Wine Word of the Week: Enophile



By Kori ~ December 26th, 2009.

Wine Word of the WeekThis week’s Wine Word of the Week is enophile.

Official definition from Ron Herbst and Sharon Tyler Herbst’s The New Wine Lover’s Companion:
An enophile is someone who enjoys wine, usually referring to a connoisseur. Also spelled oenophile.

Layman’s terms from Kori:
An enophile is a wine lover.


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Reader's Comments

  1. Gary "Iron" Chevsky | December 27th, 2009 at 8:49 am

    I prefer to call myself an “aficionado”.

  2. Kori | December 27th, 2009 at 5:09 pm

    Gary,
    I don’t believe I’ve ever referred to myself as an enophile, so I completely understand your preference for aficionado. :) Cheers!

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