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#FNBTop10 #SauvignonBlancSA

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

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Sauvignon Blanc South Africa fosters excellence in making and marketing South African Sauvignon Blanc locally and internationally. Members’ networking and information exchange include technical seminars and workshops, selection and training of specialist tasting panels for wine competitions, a blog covering technical aspects, as well as Sauvignon Blanc tastings for media and wine lovers. The annual FNB Sauvignon Blanc 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.

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MANAGING GREEN AROMAS IN THE CELLAR: METHOXYPYRAZINES

MANAGING GREEN AROMAS IN THE CELLAR: METHOXYPYRAZINES

Dr. Carien Coetzee Basic Wine 02 December 2019 Typically, the green aromas perceived in Sauvignon Blanc wines come from methoxypyrazines (MPZ) present in the grapes at the time of harvest. This is not the only source of green aromas and other compounds, especially the...

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LATEST INSIGHTS ON SAUVIGNON BLANC SHARED AT TECHNICAL SEMINAR

LATEST INSIGHTS ON SAUVIGNON BLANC SHARED AT TECHNICAL SEMINAR

The latest insights on Sauvignon Blanc, SA’s top-selling wine variety, were shared with a full house of 120 stakeholders from across the wine industry spectrum at this year’s Sauvignon Blanc SA Technical Seminar at Allée Bleue, Franschhoek on Wednesday 20 November...

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Sauv-Sem Blend/Wooded Sauvignon Blanc Report 2019

Sauv-Sem Blend/Wooded Sauvignon Blanc Report 2019

Sauvignon Blanc is South Africa’s fourth most widely planted variety with 9 533 ha in the ground, the equivalent of 10.2% of the national vineyard. Unwooded examples made for early release have been hugely successful in commercial terms, but some can be accused of...

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MANAGING GREEN AROMAS IN THE VINEYARD: METHOXYPYRAZINES

MANAGING GREEN AROMAS IN THE VINEYARD: METHOXYPYRAZINES

Dr. Carien Coetzee Basic Wine 29 October 2019   Methoxypyrazines (MPZ) are odorous compounds responsible for the green pepper, grassy, herbaceous, beans, peas, asparagus and even earthy aromas (collectively referred to as “green”). These compounds derive directly...

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SLOVENIAN WINES FEATURE AT SAUVIGNON BLANC SA TECHNICAL SEMINAR

SLOVENIAN WINES FEATURE AT SAUVIGNON BLANC SA TECHNICAL SEMINAR

South Africa’s FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top 10, as well as a unique line-up of Slovenian wines, will be in the spotlight at this year’s Sauvignon Blanc SA Technical Seminar at Allée Bleue, Franschhoek on Wednesday 20 November 2019. This annual event, sponsored by FNB, will...

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