Sauvignon Blanc

Famous NZ winery faces backlash for using Australian grapes

One of New Zealand’s most famous wineries, Montana, is facing a backlash after it was revealed to be using Australian grapes in some of its entry-level wines as a cost-cutting measure in a bid to stay competitive.

This US winery is making a Sauvignon Blanc wine laced with cannabis

A US winery is working on a complex wine which swaps out alcohol for the psychoactive substance in cannabis.

The world’s biggest wine drinkers live on a tiny island in the middle of the South Pacific Ocean

Norfolk Island, an Australian islet more than 1,400km from the mainland and just 8km long, consumes more wine per capita than anywhere else in the world, with the 1,500-strong population spending nearly £500 per year.

The best Sauvignon Blancs from the 2017 Global Masters

While consumers love Sauvignon Blanc, many in the trade treat it with disdain. But as our annual competition shows, in the right hands, this grape can create genuinely exciting expressions – at all price points.

The Loire in pictures

October 24th, 2016

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