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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Calling all Sauvignon Stars

  The Sauvignon Blanc Interest Group of South Africa (SBIG) invites producers of this noble grape variety to enter their finest wines for the 2014 FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top 10. The competition, now in its eighth year, promotes innovation excellence and gives recognition to those endeavouring to make wine of pure distinction. Earlier this year, First National Bank (FNB) extended … Read More

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Back to basics with Sauvignon Blanc (by Johan Botha)

Maybe if called Surin, Blanc Fumé or even Muscat Silvaner, it would not evoke such an emotional response. What could be better than a good Sauvignon Blanc? But alas, Sauvignon Blanc by any other name is still Sauvignon Blanc and when the word is uttered there are either those who love it and will defend it with a passion or … Read More

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