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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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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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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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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Durbanville Wine Valley: Season of Sauvignon

Season of Sauvignon Durbanville Wine Valley October 2014 The Season of Sauvignon festival is back in the Durbanville Wine Valley from 25 to 26 October 2014. A mere 20 minutes’ drive from Cape Town, this wine route is fast becoming Cape Town’s destination of choice with its scenic vineyards, award-winning wines and friendly atmosphere. The Season of Sauvignon event will … Read More

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New vintage Circumstance Sauvignon Blanc heralds new cellar talent

Waterkloof, the conservation-minded wine estate perched high on the slopes of the Schapenberg in the Helderberg Winelands, has released the 2013 Sauvignon Blanc vintage under its acclaimed Circumstance label – the maiden pride of new Cellarmaster Nadia Barnard. “The wine expresses a steely elegance and great balance which is the result of a healthy vine, farmed traditionally without the use … 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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