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Wednesday 10 February 2016

Sauvignon Blanc

In pictures: Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc Celebration 2016

Some pictorial highlights from Marlborough’s first International Sauvignon Blanc Celebration, where visitors indulged in beach cricket, craft beer, and bucket-loads of Savy B.

Friday, February 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Marlborough Sauvignon in ‘mid-life crisis’

Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc is going through a “mid-life crisis”, US wine writer Matt Kramer has said.

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 1 Comment »

Gisborne to host NZ Chardonnay and sparkling symposium

North Island New Zealand producer Gisborne Wine will play host to 80 of the world’s top wine writers and influencers at the first Chardonnay and sparkling wine symposium this February.

Thursday, January 21st, 2016 No Comments »

NZ to host first Sauvignon Blanc world conference

More than 300 wine professionals will descend on Marlborough, New Zealand, in early February for the first ever International Sauvignon Blanc Celebration.

Monday, January 11th, 2016 No Comments »

NZ tasting to showcase oaked Sauvignon for first time

The upcoming 35th Annual New Zealand Trade Tasting in London will showcase oak-influenced Sauvignon Blancs while promoting the diversity of the country’s flagship grape.

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Labbé: Chilean Sauvignon can ‘take on’ Marlborough

Chilean Sauvignon’s attractive price point and restrained aromatics have made it a serious competitor with those made in Marlborough, according winemaker Sébastien Labbé.

Monday, December 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Malvasia and Friulano ‘superior’ to Pinot Grigio

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

Friday, November 27th, 2015 2 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 »

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