Sauvignon Blanc

Jim White: ‘2017 the toughest vintage of my life’

The incessant rains during harvest time in Marlborough has led winemaker Jim White of Cloudy Bay to say the 2017 vintage was the toughest vintage in his life so far.

Heath: I don’t want to make cookie-cutter Sauvignon

While a certain continuity of style is important for such a commercially successful brand as Cloudy Bay, its senior winemaker, Tim Heath, says he has no interest in making “cookie cutter Sauvignon”.

Final call for Sauvignon Blanc Masters 2017 entries

Final entries are now being accepted for The Drinks Business Sauvignon Blanc Masters 2017 ahead of the upcoming deadline of 9 October.

Ningxia and Marlborough to sign ‘friendship city’ agreement

Marlborough in New Zealand is set to sign a "friendship city" agreement with China's leading wine region Ningxia during its mayor's official visit to China between 3-10 September, in a bid to boost wine-related cooperation between the two regions.

The Loire in pictures

October 24th, 2016

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