Blog Posts - Sauvignon-blanc



Niagara New Vintage Wine Festival Review 2016 - Day 2

After a very satisfying Niagara New Vintage Wine Festival experience on Saturday, expectations were raised for Sunday's visit to wineries mostly in Niagara-on-the-Lake. In all, we ended up visiting 7 different wineries on Sunday, a few of which were...

Arboleda Wine Tasting with Emily Faulconer

In late-May, I had the pleasure of tasting the wines of Arboleda from Chile with winemaker Emily Faulconer. The venue was El Catrin, in the Distillery District, where after tasting through the Arboleda portfolio, we had the opportunity to try the win...

VINTAGES Release July 23: Spain + Sauvignon Blanc

The VINTAGES Release on July 23 is a value-laden one with the main focus being on wines from 6 of Spain's lesser-known wine regions. Meanwhile, the mini-theme focuses on the Sauvignon Blanc varietal.We'll being with Spain, where 5 of the 12 wines are...

Apple Tree Flat 2015 Semillon Sauvignon Blanc - Central Ranges

$13 bargain white withany-time-of-the-year seafoods.ONE TO NOTE:  WAS a time just a few years ago when Semillon Sauvignon Blanc was looked upon in Australia as a "summer wine," one to be enjoyed only during the warmer months of the year with sea...
by Vintnews on Jul 8, 2016

Blossom Hill’s 2015 Sauvignon Blanc - South Eastern Australia

SAUVIGNON Blanc is not just a summer-time delight,enjoy with a winter-warmer Thai green curryor a range of Greek and Mexican fare.ONE TO NOTE:  WE'VE long had a fondness for Sauvignon Blanc, and while most think of it as a purely summer-drinking...
by Vintnews on Jun 20, 2016

Top Wines at Great New Zealand Wine Tiki Tour - May 2016

At the Great New Zealand Wine Tiki Tour in May, as expected, there were many very nice Sauvignon Blanc wines, including some oaked styles, and Pinot Noir wines. However, there were two wines that stood out - a young Syrah that showed impeccable balan...

Cape Jaffa Wines White Blend - Limestone Coast

OFFBEAT blend more than more-ish with a thin crust pizzawith prosciutto, rocket and preserved green figs.CAPE JAFFA'S SUCCESS IS ONLY NATURALDavid EllisIT was a sense of adventure that led Derek and Anna Hooper to the wild and windswept shores of Cap...
by Vintnews on Mar 20, 2016

Valdecuevas Verdejo 2014 FB

Hoy haremos un alto en el camino en una  de las bodegas mas modernas de la D.O. Rueda, Bodega Valdecuevas , uno de los puntales de la Ruta del Vino de Rueda ; moderna y muy joven , ya que empezó su andadura en 2013 , pero con la ultima tecnología...
by Bodega Ateneo on Feb 23, 2016

Greywacke Sauvignon Blanc 2014 (New Zealand) - Wine Review

Tonight's wine is from the Marlborough label of Kevin Judd, one of Marlborough's pioneer winemakers. The name Greywacke was adopted by Kevin and his wife for their first Marlborough vineyard in Rapaura in recognition of the high prevalence of rounded...

3 Premium Australian White Wine Varieties

Image from 123RF In last month’s blog, we went through and discussed the major red wine varieties in Australia, many of which are grown right here in NSW’s central west. There are avid wine drinkers that have a strong preference for either white...
by Taste Canowindra Blog on Feb 8, 2016

Kono Sauvignon Blanc 2014 (New Zealand) - Wine Review

Tonight's wine is new to VINTAGES and will be available as part of the February 20 VINTAGES Release.Kono Wines are made from carefully selected vineyards within Marlborough on New Zealand's South Island. Owned by the native Māori, the grapes are gro...

Blackcurrant for Health Benefits

Blackcurrant for Health Benefits ereadinginformation.com – Blackcurrant is one type of fruit from the vines that have a lot of fruit. The wine itself is small, and usually come together in a series of pieces. The wine has many kinds, such as re...
by Reading Information On line on Dec 3, 2015

Jean-Max Roger Cuvée G.C. Sancerre 2014 (Loire) - Wine Review

Opened up this excellent white wine from Jean-Max Roger last night ahead of it's release in VINTAGES this Saturday, November 28th.The Roger family descends from a long line of winegrowers from the village of Bué, dating back to the 17th century. In...

Niagara New Vintage Wine Festival 2015: Day ONE Review

During the weekend of June 20th and 21st, I was in Niagara taking in the 19th Annual New Vintage Festival. As part of the weekend's festivities, I enjoyed culinary creations using the first produce of the season, locally sourced ingredients and paire...

It's Wine Wednesday with Decoy Sauvignon Blanc

Love fresh crab?  Love Sauvignon Blanc?  Well these two are a "Wine Wednesday" match made in heaven! We just paired Decoy Sauvignon Blanc with absolute "to-die-for" crab salad stuffed avocados! This bright, enticing wine is immediately...
by Sipped in California on May 27, 2015

Thalia Sauvignon Blanc - Vilana 2014 (Greece) - Wine Review

Another summery-type of day calls for a summery-type of wine. Tonight, it's yet another wine from Greece that is a white wine blend of Sauvignon Blanc and the local varietal Vilana.Vilana is mainly found on Greek's largest island - Crete. And even th...

Forester Cabernet Sauvignon - Matua Sauvignon Blanc

WHILE wonderfully rewarding now, this one will onlyget better year on year through to around  2024.GREAT ONE FOR THAT ROAST LAMB DINNERDavid EllisIF you've a special-occasion dinner coming up and roast lamb with rosemary, baked vegies and a mint...
by Vintnews on Mar 29, 2015

Cherry Tree Hill Merlot - Rymill Coonawarra Sauvignon Blanc

SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS MERLOT A STUNNERDavid EllisCOOL surprise from the NSW Southern Highlandsideal with barbecued steak and mushrooms.IF you're one of those re-discovering the joys of Merlot after it seemed to go out of fashion for a time, a stunning d...
by Vintnews on Nov 16, 2014

Outback Perfect Cuts Taste – La experiencia

Es común encontrar menús de degustación en restaurantes de todo el mundo, pero encontrarse con un menú de degustación de carnes de primera, maridados por especialistas de Vinos S.A. con unos vinos excelentes... Sigue leyendo →...
by El Fogoncito on Oct 17, 2014

Adventures in Food and Wine

You can find the original of this magnificent post here This Magnificent Life The search for food and drink has kept us trudging out every day since we lived in caves. Back then we’d take what we could find. Today thanks to civilization, sophis...
by ThisMagnificentLife on Oct 16, 2014


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