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Saturday 31 January 2015

Sauvignon Blanc

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 »

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 »

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