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Thursday 18 September 2014

Sauvignon Blanc

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 »

Gain worldwide recognition with the Global Masters

Looking for international exposure? Requiring recognition from the world’s best palates? Then you’ve got just one week to enter the Global Masters for Riesling, Sauvignon and Chardonnay.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 No Comments »

UK flooded with ‘soulless’ NZ Sauvignon

The UK wine market remains flooded with “soulless” New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc according to one of the key winemakers in Marlborough.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 7 Comments »

South Africa to ape Marlborough success

South African winemakers are seeking to piggyback on the success of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc with their own cheaper versions of the popular style.

Monday, September 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Trends in Chile: 8. Sauvignon moves up

Chile is developing more upmarket styles of Sauvignon Blanc, often using barrel fermentation, to distance itself from Marlborough’s herbaceous take on the grape.

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 No Comments »

Polar vortex wipes out 2014 Niagara Merlot

The polar vortex in North America earlier this year has all but wiped out the Merlot crop in Niagara, with Sauvignon Blanc also severely affected.

Monday, August 4th, 2014 3 Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

A “lush” Chardonnay made by “one of the most honoured winemakers in the world” and a crisp Riesling from New York’s Finger Lakes are among this week’s recommendations.

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 No Comments »

Bordeaux blanc tops blind tasting

Bordeaux blanc performed best in a blind tasting of top-end oaked Sauvignon Blancs from around the world held in London last week.

Monday, July 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Tasmania boosts Aussie wine revival

Excitement about Tasmania is playing an important role in reinvigorating interest in the Australian wine industry as a whole, according to one producer.

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 No Comments »

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