Braaioritising Sauvignon Blanc

  If you’re looking for a simple, delicate fish dish for National Heritage Day (a.k.a. Braai Day), then we have just the thing for your braai grid.  The flavour of this fish is honoured by the herbs rather than overpowered, and the dish as a whole complements a quality Sauvignon Blanc beautifully.  Leftovers will give salads or sandwiches a tasty … 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 2015 Top 10 Contenders Unveiled

The race for top honours in South Africa’s only competition exclusively devoted to Sauvignon Blanc is intensifying with the announcement of the 20 finalists in the running for the 2015 FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top 10. FNB’s sponsorship of the competition, which is organised in conjunction with the Sauvignon Blanc Interest Group of South Africa (SBIG), lead to The FNB Sauvignon … Read More

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UVA MIRA Is Presented With Two Gold Medals At MUNDUS VINI

UVA MIRA IS PRESENTED WITH  TWO GOLD MEDALS AT MUNDUS VINI     Uva Mira Mountain Vineyards was awarded two Gold medals at the Mundus Vini Grand  International Wine Award Spring Tasting 2015 for both Sauvignon Blancs produced on the Estate – The Sing-a-Wing Sauvignon Blanc 2014 and The Mira Sauvignon Blanc 2014. The inaugural Mundus Vini competition was held in … Read More

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Diemersdal Sparkling Sauvignon Blanc

Winemakers’ notes: The Sparkling Sauvignon Blanc is bursting with gooseberry, passion fruit, fresh citrus, and lime. The palate is vibrant, clean and crisp, with a lingering sparkle and refreshing mouth feel. Oenology: The grapes were night harvested with no skin contact and settled for 24 hours. Racked and inoculated with Alchemy 2. Three weeks alcoholic fermentation temperature controlled at 12-14oC. Post fermentation lees … Read More

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Add a touch of flair to spring with Fleur du Cap Sauvignon Blanc

Fleur du Cap Bergkelder Selection Sauvignon Blanc 2014 is a delicious dry white radiating with fresh intensity and exceptional layers of fruit culminating in the ideal table quaffer – perfect for everyday wine enjoyment. “This newly released vintage of our Bergkelder Selection Sauvignon Blanc is packed with tropical fruit aromas that follow through onto the palate. The lovely herbaceous notes … Read More

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Nitida Sauvignon Blanc 2014 #wine #SouthAfrica

TASTING NOTES Nitida character on steroids, a veritable summer pea salad with golden delicious apples, green grapes, sunflower seeds and young sprouts. Complex finish makes confident conversation with all food but baked cob and pureed cauliflower would be exceptional. WINEMAKERS COMMENTS After the long, wet winter of 2013 we welcomed in a warm, sunny spring and with it the beginning … Read More

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Nederburg’s The Young Airhawk 2013: One Of Top 10 #FNBSauvignonBlanc Wines

One of Nederburg’s specialty wines, The Young Airhawk Sauvignon Blanc 2013, has been chosen as one of this year’s FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top 10 wines. What makes it so appealing, says cellar master Razvan Macici, is a zesty freshness, multifaceted and creamy taste and its compatibility with food. This is the second accolade earned this month by the wooded Sauvignon … Read More

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20 Contenders for 2014 FNB Sauvignon Blanc TOP 10 Unveiled

The race for top honours in South Africa’s only competition exclusively devoted to Sauvignon Blanc is intensifying with the announcement of the 20 finalists in the running for this year’s FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top 10. FNB recently renewed their sponsorship of the competition, which is organised in conjunction with the Sauvignon Blanc Interest Group of South Africa (SBIG), for another … Read More

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