Sauvignon Blanc

NZ explores ‘acoustic’ style of Sauvignon

High cropping of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc and fierce competition on price is pushing winemakers to experiment further with the variety, using oak and bottle age to add a second dimension to the country's offer.

Final call for first two Asian Masters

Final entries are being accepted for the drinks business Hong Kong Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc Masters, with importers particularly urged to enter.

The Loire in pictures

A pictorial round-up from a tour of the Loire's 'hidden gems', which saw a small group of UK wine buyers uncover deliciously niche offerings from this great wine valley, from white Chinon to sweet Chenin – and one feline.

The Sauvignon Blanc juggernaut ‘cannot be stopped’

The 'juggernaut' of Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc success is set to continue unabated as new consumers 'come up through the ranks', according to Hugh Crichton, winemaker at Hawke's Bay's Vidal Estate.

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