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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

#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

The lesser known wine acids – Succinic acid

The lesser known wine acids – Succinic acid

Dr. Carien CoetzeeBasic Wine30 November 2022   There are several different types of acids found in wine, with the most prevalent acids being tartaric, malic, citric acid. The most abundant of the wine acids arise in the grapes themselves and carry over into the...

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Jam-packed line-up for Sauvignon Blanc SA technical seminar

Jam-packed line-up for Sauvignon Blanc SA technical seminar

MEDIA RELEASE            9 November 2022 Winemakers can learn about New Zealand research, vineyard “memory”, Gen-Z, sensory benchmarking, thiols, and more at the 2022 Sauvignon Blanc SA Technical Seminar The latest on Sauvignon Blanc research in South Africa and New...

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BIB vs Bottle: Why does the same wine taste different?

BIB vs Bottle: Why does the same wine taste different?

Dr. Carien CoetzeeBasic Wine31 October 2022   Bag-in-box (BIB) packaging facilitates selling wine in more affordable packaging as well as selling wine in larger volumes compared to a glass bottle. While boxed wine is thus generally cheaper than bottled wine per...

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Acidity – Frequently asked questions PART 2

Acidity – Frequently asked questions PART 2

Dr. Carien Coetzee Basic Wine 30 October 2022   The acidity and the various measurements of acidity is used in a wide range of wine production decisions including harvest timing, acid adjustments and cold stabilisation. Part 2 of this blog post continused...

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