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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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Dr. Carien CoetzeeBasic Wine9 December  2021   Nutriferm X is certainly taking the wine industry by storm. We asked Lida Malandra from Enartis South Africa a couple of Frequently Asked Questions regarding the innovative yeast nutrient.   What is Nutriferm X?...

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The beauty of “blackcurrant” aroma

The beauty of “blackcurrant” aroma

Dr. Carien CoetzeeBasic Wine30 October 2021   4-Mercapto-4-methyl-pentan-2-one (4MMP) is one of three main sulphur-containing compounds often found in Sauvignon blanc wines. The aroma of 4MMP is traditionally described as ‘blackcurrant’ and ‘box-tree’, with ‘cat...

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CO2 sparging of Sauvignon Blanc JUICE

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Dr. Carien CoetzeeBasic Wine30 October 2021   Inert gas sparging is often used as a tool to reduce the concentration of dissolved oxygen in wine thereby minimizing oxidation reactions which can be detrimental to the wine’s quality. Theoretically, dissolved carbon...

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2020 VINTAGE EXCELS IN SAUVIGNON BLANC SA TOP 10

2020 VINTAGE EXCELS IN SAUVIGNON BLANC SA TOP 10

Cheers to South African Sauvignon Blanc, especially those of the 2020 vintage! Sauvignon Blanc South Africa has announced the winners of the 2021 Sauvignon Blanc SA Top 10 competition – and no less than seven of the champion wines are...

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Elemental sulphur spray – Part 2: Residues during winemaking

Elemental sulphur spray – Part 2: Residues during winemaking

Dr. Carien CoetzeeBasic Wine30 September 2021   Elemental sulphur (S0) plays an important role in powdery mildew management during the growing season. However, several reports have shown that S0 residue concentration of more than 10 μg/g in the must can result in...

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