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Monday 30 March 2015

Sauvignon Blanc

Hawke’s Bay ripe for export boom

A Hawke’s Bay winemaker has suggested that a recent surge in investment from major producers has put New Zealand’s second largest wine region in a prime position to raise its profile abroad

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Grape Britain: most popular varieties

Liverpool is the capital of Prosecco and Cabernet Sauvignon is most popular in Slough, but Sauvignon Blanc rules Great Britain, according to Laithwaite’s.

Thursday, February 26th, 2015 No Comments »

NZ attracts ‘dream shopper’ in UK

New Zealand wines appeal to the “dream shopper” in the UK, according to Jane Robertson, category development director at Accolade Wines.

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 No Comments »

Aussie wine drinker goes for extremes

The UK consumer is increasingly looking for stylistic extremes when it comes to Australia’s white wines, according to information released by Accolade.

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015 No Comments »

US to become NZ’s biggest market by ’16

The US is to become NZ’s largest market by volume and value by the end of this year, according to Philip Gregan, CEO of New Zealand Winegrowers.

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Brancott pushes NZ Sauvignon upmarket

With vineyard area near capacity, Marlborough must focus on building value rather than volume growth, insists Brancott Estate’s chief winemaker.

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Are white blends SA’s best wines?

In a recent feature for the drinks business Tim Atkin MW asserted that South Africa’s best wines are its white blends. We asked South African winemakers for their thoughts.

Thursday, December 11th, 2014 No Comments »

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 »

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