2017 FNB SAUVIGNON BLANC TOP 10 REVEALED

The winners of the 2017 FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top Ten were announced during a well-attended wine crafters affair in Franschhoek, Western Cape. Presented by the Sauvignon Blanc Interest Group of South Africa (SBIG) and sponsored by FNB Business since 2007, the competition has become the country’s foremost platform for Sauvignon Blanc producers. The winners that made this year’s coveted list … Read More

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20 Finalists Revealed in the 2017 FNB Top 10!

Our esteemed judges have somehow managed to whittle their way through 190 entries – up by 19 from last year – and shortlist their top 20 finalists in this year’s FNB Top 10 Sauvignon Blanc competition.  These 20 hail from a great spread of areas including the new Cape Town District, Elgin, Elim, Cape Town, Darling, Durbanville, Stellenbosch, McGregor, and … Read More

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Stories & Sauvignon Blancs at Steenberg Farm: Part 1

If you follow us on Instagram you’ll already know we’re all about Steenberg this September. And not just the wine; the people behind the wine, too, and their intriguing stories.  Let’s start way back.  Yes, that’s right; a little further…  Keep going until you hit the 1600s. Have You Met the Feisty Catharina and Her Five Husbands? Piecing together the … Read More

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FNB SAUVIGNON BLANC TOP 10 ENTRIES OPEN

Media release 2016-08-15 FNB SAUVIGNON BLANC TOP 10 ENTRIES OPEN   Entries have opened for the 2016 FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top 10 competition. The Sauvignon Blanc Interest Group (SBIG) invites producers of this perennially popular variety to submit their rising stars by 31 August. Late entries will be accepted until 09 September at an increased fee. The competition catalogue and … Read More

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SBIG TECHNICAL SEMINAR SET TO OFFER NOVEL SAUVIGNON BLANC INSIGHTS

On Wednesday, 2 December 2015, The Sauvignon Blanc Interest Group of South Africa (SBIG) invites all those interested to Allée Bleue in Simondium for the 2015 SBIG Technical Seminar. This annual event, proudly sponsored by FNB, promises to share the latest insights on all things Sauvignon Blanc with stakeholders from across the wine industry spectrum. The SBIG Technical Seminar provides … Read More

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FNB SAUVIGNON BLANC TOP 10 UNVEILED

Ten exceptional Sauvignon Blanc wines were revealed as South Africa’s finest on Friday, 23 October 2015 at the prestigious Val de Vie estate when the results of the 2015 FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top 10 were announced. The competition, presented by the Sauvignon Blanc Interest Group of South Africa (SBIG) and sponsored by FNB, is the country’s foremost platform for producers … Read More

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Stellar Programme Announced For SBIG Technical Seminar

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release 2014.11.14 STELLAR PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED FOR SBIG TECHNICAL SEMINAR The Sauvignon Blanc Interest Group of South Africa (SBIG), in proud partnership with First National Bank (FNB), invites all interested parties to attend the SBIG Technical Seminar, which will take place on Wednesday, 3 December 2014 at Allée Bleue in Simondium. The SBIG Technical Seminar aims to … Read More

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2014 FNB #SBIGTop10 #SauvignonBlanc Winners Announced!

Ten outstanding Sauvignon Blanc wines were lauded today (Wednesday, 22 October) as South Africa’s finest when the results of the 2014 FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top 10 were announced. The competition, presented by the Sauvignon Blanc Interest Group of South Africa (SBIG) with sponsorship from FNB, is the country’s foremost platform for producers of this noble cultivar to showcase and benchmark … Read More

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FNB renews sponsorship of the Sauvignon Blanc Top 10 competition

  FNB has renewed its sponsorship of the FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top 10 competition for three more years. Facilitated by the Sauvignon Blanc Interest Group of South Africa (SBIG), the competition was initiated in 2007 to promote innovation excellence and recognise those endeavouring to make wine of pure distinction. “We are proud to extend our partnership with the Sauvignon Blanc … Read More

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