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Monday 30 November 2015

Sauvignon Blanc

Malvasia and Fruilano ‘superior’ to Pinot Grigio

The terroir of Friuli-Venezia Giulia is best for growing the lesser known varieties of Malvasia and Fruilano rather than the oft-planted Pinot Grigio, believes one export director.

Friday, November 27th, 2015 No Comments »

NZ retains highest bottle price in UK

New Zealand is still the leading country by average bottle price in the UK and continues to perform well in the ‘super-premium’ price segment.

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 1 Comment »

Mud House aiming high in the UK

Mud House wants to be the UK’s biggest New Zealand wine brand, taking on the likes of Brancott Estate, Oyster Bay and Villa Maria, according to its head winemaker Ben Glover.

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Bordeaux winemaker brews Sauvignon beer

A Bordeaux producer is carving his own niche by brewing what he claims is the only fruit beer produced using Sauvignon Blanc grapes grown in the region.

Friday, November 13th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Sauvignon Blanc needs oak to go to next level’

Oak use may be key to Sauvignon Blanc reaching its full potential, Richard Bampfield MW has said.

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 2 Comments »

Final call for for db white wine Masters

Final entries are now being accepted for the drinks business’ two major white wine tastings, The Global Sauvignon Blanc Masters 2015 and The Global Chardonnay Masters 2015.

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Graham Norton wine brand hits shelves

Chat-show host Graham Norton has launched his own wine brand in the UK, which has been given an exclusive listing at retail chain Majestic Wine.

Monday, October 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Cloudy Bay releases 30th anniversary Sauvignon

Marlborough’s Cloudy Bay has released a celebratory 2015 vintage of its Sauvignon Blanc to mark the winery’s 30th anniversary.

Monday, October 5th, 2015 No Comments »

Marlborough Sauvignon shortage could be ‘healthy’

A Sauvignon shortage in Marlborough could be healthy for the image and profitability of the famous New Zealand region, according to one producer.

Monday, September 21st, 2015 1 Comment »

NZ Sauvignon Blanc shortage ‘likely to affect’ Asia sales

A predicted shortage of NZ Sauvignon Blanc is likely to have a knock-on effect on sales in Asia, according to the sales director of Greystone Wines in Waipara Valley.

Thursday, June 18th, 2015 1 Comment »

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