In my latest sauvignon blanc and sauvignon/semillon blends tasting, I found several rippers, some Kiwi, some Aussie.
A handful of Marlborough wine producers have launched an initiative that they hope will highlight the fact that all Marlborough sauvignon blanc is not equal.
Marlborough wine producer Rapaura Springs has announced the purchase of a 365ha property with an established 130ha vineyard in the Awatere Valley for an undisclosed sum.
Crawford River is officially in the Henty region, but there are no other vineyards anywhere nearby and Seppelt’s Drumborg, the region’s other famous vineyard, is 25km away.
Wairarapa wine producer, Gladstone Vineyards, has been sold to Hong Kong-based Odyssey Capital Group in partnership with Flying Winemaker Holdings.
I define the North Canterbury wine region as the northern part of Canterbury from Amberley north.
Foxes Island is the Marlborough vineyard established by high profile winemaker, John Belsham, who planted pinot noir, chardonnay, sauvignon blanc and riesling.
Steve Smith MW and American software billionaire Brian Sheth have joined forces to launch a new label, simply called “CRU”.
Well-made sauvignon blanc can be incredibly complex and satisfying. That is, if it is grown and made with attention to detail.
Constellation Brands NZ might just be this country’s largest wine producer.