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Sunday 23 November 2014

Sauvignon Blanc

Going around the blend

South Africa’s blended white wine is a flagship for the country’s overall offering. Tim Atkin MW takes us through this strengthening category

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Sauvignon Blanc Global Masters: The results

The results of the drinks business Sauvignon Blanc Global Masters have been revealed, highlighting the style’s medal-winning wines.

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Experts debate oak use for Sauvignon Blanc

Complexity or a car crash? The use of oak when vinifying Sauvignon Blanc proved one of the most contentious areas of discussion in The Drinks Business Sauvignon Blanc Masters.

Monday, October 27th, 2014 1 Comment »

Q&A: Richard Duckitt, DGB

Richard Duckitt, winemaker at DGB’s Franschhoek Cellar in South Africa, shares his thoughts on what’s next for Sauvignon Blanc.

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Cloudy Bay winemaker weighs up 2014

Cloudy Bay senior winemaker Tim Heath has welcomed a “buoyant” phase for the New Zealand wine industry, but acknowledged that the bumper 2014 crop “won’t come without its challenges.”

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines at Heathrow

Heathrow is one of the world’s busiest airports and, as a result, sells a serious amount of wine. Here are the top 10 wines sold by value.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Chilean charm offensive

To understand how to crack the +£10 wine barrier, Chilean producer Concha y Toro hosted a blind tasting and discussion with key members from across the UK trade

Thursday, September 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Day: ‘No one wants Coca-Cola wines’

South Africa needs to be serious about making terroir specific Sauvignon Blanc rather than “Coca-Cola wines” according to one of the key winemakers in the country.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 Australian white wines

Following Wine Australia’s annual Inspired tasting, we round up the country’s whites commended by members of the trade.

Thursday, September 18th, 2014 No Comments »

There’s ‘no need’ for alchemy in the cellar

Winemakers should be less focused on trying to be alchemists in the cellar and instead work towards expressing their piece of dirt according to one of South Africa’s leading winemakers.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 No Comments »

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