Area under Sauvignon Blanc vines in South Africa (% of total area)
Sauvignon Blanc is the third most widely-planted white grape variety in the Cape Winelands.
Sauvignon Blanc as % of total grape plantings - 2009
Sauvignon Blanc as % of total grape plantings - 2012
Area under Sauvignon Blanc vines around the Globe (% of total area)
How does South Africa compare to other New World wine countries?
Sauvignon Blanc plantings in South Africa (% of total area)
Sauvignon Blanc plantings in Australia
Sauvignon Blanc plantings in the USA
Sauvignon Blanc plantings in Argentina is less than 1%
South Africa’s Plantings
There are currently 28 327 040 Sauvignon Blanc vines planted across South Africa, covering a total area of 9 471.87 ha.
The bulk of these plantings can be found in Stellenbosch, Robertson & Malmesbury.
Sauvignon Blanc Exports
Measured in export volume, Sauvignon Blanc is South Africa’s second highest exported white wine.
Of the total 29 524 733 L exported during 2013, 15 938 804 L were bottled while 13 585 929 L were bulk.