Dr. Carien Coetzee from Basic Wine is now blogging regularly for Sauvignon Blanc SA covering topics related to the production of Sauvignon Blanc and making sure we stay updated with the latest research on this variety. In addition to having a PhD Agric Oenology from the University of Stellenbosch, her experience includes attending the International Sauvignon Blanc Celebration in New Zealand and serving on the tasting panel for the Concours Mondial du Sauvignon international wine competition. Any questions or blogging requests are encouraged!

You can contact Carien directly here.


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