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Sauvignon blanc - SA's top selling wine variety

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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 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 a technical seminar, a blog covering technical aspects, a regular Sauvignon Blanc SA newsletter, Sauvignon Blanc SA Top 10 roadshows as well as early-warning marketing opportunities and events.

Anyone can become a member of Sauvignon Blanc SA to access the benefits of pooled expert knowledge.

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Light Strike – Part 2

Light Strike – Part 2

Dr. Carien CoetzeeBasic Wine29 August 2021   Light-Strike occurs when riboflavin (naturally occurring in wine) is elevated to an excited state due to light exposure leading to the oxidation of amino acids which may in-turn lead to the development of particularly...

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Light Strike – Part 1

Light Strike – Part 1

Dr. Carien CoetzeeBasic Wine29 August 2021   Exposure to light can potentially induce major changes to a wine’s composition. This effect mainly occurs in bottled white and rosé wines exposed to light1 and is commonly referred to as the “light-struck taste”,...

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Fault Focus – “Corked” Wine under screw-cap?

Fault Focus – “Corked” Wine under screw-cap?

Dr. Carien CoetzeeBasic Wine30 July 2021   Mouldy or musty aromas in wine are probably one of the most unpleasant oenological defects. Corks have been singled out (rather unfairly) as being the main source responsible for “cork taint”, and although cork can be a...

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