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Sauvignon blanc - SA's top selling wine variety

Sauvignon Blanc - Made to be enjoyed with friends

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Discover the secrets of Sauvignon Blanc

#FNBSAUVIGNONBLANCSATOP10

Sauvignon blanc - SA's top selling wine variety

Sauvignon Blanc - Made to be enjoyed with friends

Become a member today of Sauvignon Blanc SA

Discover the secrets of Sauvignon Blanc

Welcome to Sauvignon Blanc South Africa!

Sauvignon Blanc South Africa fosters excellence in making and marketing South African Sauvignon Blanc locally and internationally.

The annual FNB Sauvignon Blanc SA Top 10 competition was started in 2007 to promote innovation and excellence of the Sauvignon Blanc cultivar and reward those making wines of true distinction.

Members’ networking and information exchange include an annual technical seminar, a blog covering technical aspects, a regular Sauvignon Blanc SA newsletter, annual #SauvBlancDay celebrations, as well as marketing opportunities.

The Concours Mondial du Sauvignon, the biggest and most significant international competition dedicated to Sauvignon Blanc, will be held outside of Europe for the first time in its 14-year history, hosted by Sauvignon Blanc SA in Franschhoek from 13 to 17 March 2023.

Join as a member of Sauvignon Blanc SA to access the benefits of pooled expert knowledge.

THE LATEST FROM SAUVIGNON BLANC SA

SOUTH AFRICA’S SAUVIGNON BLANC READY TO CONQUER THE WORLD

SOUTH AFRICA’S SAUVIGNON BLANC READY TO CONQUER THE WORLD

This year's judging panel of the FNB Sauvignon Blanc SA Top 10 competition at Uitkyk: From left are protégé judge Mahalia Kotjane, assistant winemaker of Lievland, Johann Fourie, chief winemaker of Benguela Cove, Dr Winifred Bowman, Cape Wine Master and convener of...

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Vacuum during bottling

Vacuum during bottling

Dr. Carien CoetzeeBasic Wine28 July 2022   During winemaking, oxygen exposure is usually avoided as far a possible especially during vinification of Sauvignon blanc wines. Not only can oxidation modify key aroma compounds, such as the fruity varietal thiols, but...

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Serving temperature

Serving temperature

Dr. Carien CoetzeeBasic Wine27 July 2022   Convention typically dictates that wines be served at a specific temperature in order to experience the wine at its best. Theoretically, temperature affects the volatility of flavour compounds (thus a higher serving...

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