International Sauvignon Blanc Day is

May 6, 2022

#SauvBlancDay

Sauvignon Blanc deserves its own day to be celebrated. This racy grape has achieved world-wide popularity, propelling Sauvignon Blanc to top-tier white wine status alongside Chardonnay and Pinot Grigio.

While the grape is grown all over the world, not all regions and sites are created equal.

As one of the most widely planted wine grapes in the world, sauvignon blanc can offer a wide range of styles and flavors.  Certain appellations have emerged as prime spots for growing sauvignon blanc — each with its own distinctive expression.

Sauvignon Blanc
is a Perfect Pairing

Chefs around the globe love the pairing potential of a crisp sauvignon blanc. From the tropical and stone fruit notes in warmer climates, to the bright minerality & citrus in cooler climates, sauvignon blanc gives the world’s culinarians a palette of possibilities.

How can You Participate?

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Taste Sauvignon Blanc

Enjoy your favorite or branch out to try an interesting style from a new winery or region.

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Entertain!

Attend or host a #SauvBlancDay event near you

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Get Social

Share your photos and stories on social media using #SauvBlancDay on the first Friday in May.

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Don't Just Take Our Word For It...

Check out what the press has been sharing on our favorite noble variety.

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🍇New Zealand changed the game with Sauvignon Blanc
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😉If you asked me to pick up a bottle of Sauv Blanc before my wine journey started I would have totally shown up with a bottle from New Zealand. The grape might have its ancestral home in France but this tiny 2-island country really put Sauvignon Blanc on the map
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🤓The country first got serious about Sauv Blanc in 1975 but 10 years later is when we really started to see a boom in plantings across the country. An outbreak of phylloxera coupled with a government lead campaign to pull out less common Müller-Thurgau and Chenin Blanc primed Sauvignon Blanc to rise exponentially
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🍷Wineries like villamariawines and kimcrawfordwine became leaders in spreading the New Zealand wine gospel globally. Both companies were also part of the handful of first wineries to move their portfolios to screw caps!
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🤓Both wineries came from humble beginnings into household names. With Villa Maria starting in Auckland by George Fistonich in the 60s and Kim Crawford originally as a virtual winery started by Kim and Erica Crawford in 90s
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🍇Marlborough seemed to capture both estates, the region broke the virtual nature of Crawford and was the second winery location for Villa Maria where both wineries continued to make the quaffable wines that we have all become familiar with
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✨Tasting the 2020 Marlborough productions from each
🍷The Villa Maria Private Bin has aromas of grapefruit, jalapeno, lemongrass, and a noticeable mineral streak that is marked by the left and green berry notes and a clean finish.
🍷The Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc is a regional expression of gooseberry that meets tropical and notes pea pods. It is vivid and expressive that bold and memorable style of Sauv Blanc from NZ
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💁🏻‍♀️Do you have a fav New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc?
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Happy international Sauvignon Blanc Day! #sauvblancday

今日はソーヴィニヨンブランの日🎉

ご存知ニュージーランドでの生産量ナンバーワン品種・7割以上です

輸出に至っては8割以上、9割に近い数字
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産地といえばMarlborough が有名で実際生産量ダントツですが、他のほとんどの地域でも栽培されています
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わたしもワインはソーヴィニヨンブランから入りました。最初から好きだったかなと振り返ると、いや、青いな-と思いながら飲んでいたことを思い出しました😂
いつの間にか大好きになりましたが😊
最近はあのような青さを感じるSBに出会うことも滅多になくなりました
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今日は、ニュージーランドワインを世界に知らしめてくれたこの品種に感謝しつついただきます🤗

#wine #nzwine #sauvblanc #sauvignonblancday #sauvignonnz
#ソーヴィニヨンブラン#ソーヴィニヨンブランデイ #ソーヴィニヨンブランが好き #ニュージーランドワイン #nzワイン #白ワイン #ワイン好き #ワインエキスパート
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🍷Family wineries bottling up a legacy in New Zealand
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🤓New World wine regions are always thought of, well, new! BUT family-run multigeneration wineries buck that comment. Today I am diving into 2 family-owned wineries in Marlborough babichwines and saintclairwine
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🍇Babich is a winery part of the fabric of New Zealand wine. Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2016 the winery has made wines from vineyards in Auckland, Hawke's Bay, and in 1991 making their first Marlborough Sauv Blanc. Spanning 3 generations and counting!
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🍷Their 2020 vintage Sauvignon Blanc is part of the Classics Series. The wine is sustainably certified and in the glass, the wine is beautifully perfumed with notes of passionfruit, mandarin orange, tarragon and great florality. On the palate, the wine is mouth-filling with a bright and long finish
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🍇Next up is Saint Clair Family Estate. The winery was started and is still owned by Neal and Judy Ibbotson, who established themselves in Marlborough in the late 70s. Their pioneering spirit really relates to the name of the winery; named after James Sinclair who first settled the property. The winery today is run by their children and the wines are made by a stellar winemaking team. Made up of Hamish Clark, Kyle Thompson and Stewart Maclennan
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🍷In the glass, their 2019 Sauv Blanc is very inviting. The wine is filled with aromas of quince, blackcurrant, a mix of ripe citrus notes, and that classic Sauv Blanc herbaceousness.
On the palate, the wine is dry and lean with a razor edge acidity and a balance in the glass.
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🥰Loving these tasting notes?
👉You can find both of these wines in LCBOs across the city. Check out Summerhill, Eglington and Laird, and Spadina and Front St. locations
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💁🏻‍♀️Next Friday, May 7th is Sauvignon Blanc day, are you ready?
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5月第1週目の金曜はソーヴィニヨン・ブランの日!

2021年5月8日(金)はソーヴィニヨン・ブランの日🎉
(由縁は知りません笑)

この記念日はニュージーランド発祥らしいけど、今日開けたのはイタリアはフリウリ産の🇮🇹
2019VTが来月入ってくるので、約1年寝かせた2018VTを!
明日美味しく飲むために今日抜栓!!
そしてちょっと味見🤣
グラスは最近やっと買った、リーデル のウィングシリーズ

そういえばソーヴィニヨン・ブランはワイン飲んで、最初に好きなった品種かも🥰

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ヴィエリス ソーヴィニヨン・ブラン 2018
生産者: ヴィエ・ディ・ロマンス
輸入元:モトックス
希望小売価格:5,400円(税別)

蜂蜜漬けのグレープフルーツや金柑のような強いアロマ。トロッとした厚みのある舌触り。豊かな果実味が味わえながら、爽やかな余韻が続きます。
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Why not celebrate early?! Tomorrow’s International Sauvignon Blanc day! What makes Boeger Sauv Blanc unique? A touch of Flora is added. It’s a hybrid of Gewurztraminer and Sémillon developed at UC Davis. Greg Boeger was able to get his hands on some Flora in the early 80s. Adds a floral character to the wine and bit of spice. Delicious! #sauvblancday #hammocktime ...

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💫🥂Three things to celebrate today… 1. It’s Friday. 2. It’s International Sauvignon Blanc Day #sauvblancday AND… most importantly, 3. IT’S MOTHER’S DAY WEEKEND! So on that note, welcome to today’s Wine Babes Club feature…

🎬: Introducing Simone of _goodwinegirl #goodwinegirl

📍Based in Sussex, England 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🇬🇧.
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❝My first and fondest memory of wine was when my beloved Nonna would serve me a little glass to have alongside a serving of her exceptional slow cooked lamb ragù . My love of wine and appreciation for home cooking, influenced by my Italian heritage, was sparked at a young age and has stayed with me ever since.”

❝I've worked at the UK's leading wine specialist retailer for nearly 3 years and I'm currently applying do my WSET Diploma. I'm lucky to have some exceptional English Vineyards on my doorstep, but I really can't wait to travel to more iconic wine regions next year.”

❝Fun fact? My surname is the Latin word for 'Love’.”

❝Favourite wine? I'm a Chardonnay girl so I'll gravitate towards a white from the Maconnais.”
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🍷→ → → For more wine, food, travel and style inspo follow Simone here ➡️ _goodwinegirl.
#bossbabe

🥂Cheers to you Simone! And cheers to all of our Mamas and to all you Mamas! And always, cheers to #LaDolceVita on this Friday, May 7, 2021 everyone!🙏❤️🌍🌎🌎⠀⠀
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May 7th 2021 is #sauvblancday
To celebrate this we had a webinar with wineries from Napa, Australia and New Zealand

Here sharing recipe for Shaw+Smith

Adam Wadewitz, chief winemaker and Joint CEO favorite pairing is Yum Cha .
(dim sum) I tried it last night and yes it was fabulous! Ive learned that it can take on lots of spices and also rich food.

Here attached below is a simple Japanese chicken salad I’ve made to pair. Please try and enjoy glass of Sauvignon Blanc today!

ソーヴィニヨンブランの美味しさを広げる
目的で ナパ、オーストリア、
ニュージーランドの造り手が集まりウェビナを一緒に開催しました。

ワインメーカーの Adamが好きなペアリングは飲茶と聞き春巻きとシュウマイとも合わせてとても美味しく油や香辛料の多い料理も相性が良いと発見でした!

私が作ったのは鶏胸肉の和風サラダです
レシピは下記にあります!
今日は一杯ソービニヨンブランを飲んで
楽しい週末と母の日を!

Japanese Style Chicken Salad

INGREDIENTS: for 4 (材料 : 4人分)
chicken breast 鶏胸肉 500g
Sauv Blanc ソーヴィニヨンブラン 50cc
Salt 塩 1tsp
Cornstarch 片栗粉 1tsp
Cucumber きゅうり100g
Daikon 大根 200g
Sprouts カイワレ 30g
Sesame Oil 胡麻油 1Tbsp
Lime ライム ½
Perilla シソ 10 leaf 枚
White sesame 白ごま 小さじ1

STEPS:
Slice chicken breast to bite size and marinate with salt, wine, and corn starch and let rest 30 minuets and Steam till cooked and cool

In a food processor combine cucumber, daikon and make into small chunks and squeeze out any excess water.
In a big bowl combine, sesame oil, lime, and toss in cucumber, daikon, sprouts and season to taste.

On your serving platter plate chicken, salad and garnish with shiso and sesame

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鶏胸肉を一口サイズにカットし、塩、
ワイン、片栗粉でマリネし、30分間休ませ蒸し、冷やす。

フードプロレッサーで大根、きゅうりを
細かくし、余分な水分を絞りのぞく。

大きめなボールに胡麻油、ライム、きゅうり大根を合わせて、塩胡椒で味を整える。

提供する器の中央に鶏を盛りその上に合わせたサラダ、シソの千切りと胡麻を散らす
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We’re celebrating #SauvignonBlancDay with a killer Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc!🇳🇿🏹

Super refreshing with notes of lime zest, nectarine, pineapple, fresh cut grass, and crushed sea shells. Great concentration of tropical fruits on the palate with vibrant acidity and a long finish ✨

Paired beautifully with grilled shrimp and peach salad with goat cheese.

How are you celebrating #SauvignonBlancDay today? 🥂

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🇳🇿| New Zealand
📍| Marlborough
🏡| Jules Taylor Wines
🍇| 100% Sauvignon Blanc
🗓| 2019
🍷| 13.5% vol

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Happy #sauvblancday and hope your celebrating with you favorite Sauvignon Blanc today. Whether you get excited about its racy acid or look for those herbal flavors, this versatile variety is ready for patio enjoyment and works well with white meats, fish and vegetables with Greek inspiration. For some inspiration pictured are the 2019 nautilusestate Marlborough from New Zealand and the donapaulawines Los Cardos Mendoza. Which sauc Blanc will be in your glass today?. #sauvignonblanc ...

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Happy World Sauvignon Blanc Day! 🍇

Today is #sauvblancday and our friends at vinitesnl shared three different Sauvignon Blancs with us to try, and to celebrate this day!

We thought it would be nice to try all three next to each other and review them live on Instagram! So tomorrow at 14h CET we will take a deep dive into this great grape and discuss the different expressions from around the world 🌎

The lineup for tomorrow:

1️⃣ Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough, New Zealand by closhenrivineyard

2️⃣ Sauvignon Blanc from Sancerre, France 🇫🇷 by domaine_famille_bourgeois

3️⃣ Sauvignon Blanc from Cape Town, South Africa 🇿🇦 by maastrichtwines

You might learn a thing or two, or if you want feel free to discuss the wines with us and share your insights!

Be there tomorrow; 14h CET here on Instagram
Live 📺

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Happy #sauvignonblancday 🥂 how are you celebrating?

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Tasting one of our favorite Banshee wines as we celebrate International Sauvignon Blanc Day. Tag a friend who enjoys #sauvblanc as much as you do!

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Today is International Sauvignon Blanc Day so I wanted to share one of my favorites with you all! The Willamette Valley doesn’t have much Sauvignon Blanc, but there are some great ones, including this one here from patriciagreencellars that is one of my absolute favorites! ❤️ A beautiful mix of stone fruits and citrus with nice acidity and brightness. 🍑🍋

Highly recommend this along with Sauvignon Blanc from jchristopherwines and andrewriechers - also from the Willamette Valley. 🙌

What’s your favorite Sauvignon Blanc? ⬇️
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Diemersdal wants to celebrate #SauvBlancDay with you!

How? Join us on 7 May for an exploration of the entire Diemersdal Sauvignon Blanc range, as well as a great selection of wines from France, Italy, Spain, and New Zealand.

The Farm Eatery will serve delicious fresh fish and seafood to compliment a night filled with only the best selection of Sauvignon Blanc wines. The latest 2021 vintages will also be available to taste straight from the tank!

To book your spot, visit the Farm Eatery website.

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💥 SAUVIGNON BLANC GIVEAWAY 💥

Sauvignon Blanc Day is on 7th May. To mark this day we're GIVING AWAY 6 bottles of Allan Scott Sauvignon Blanc.

6 bottles. 1 lucky winner! Here's what you need to do to #WIN ⬇️
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1. Like this post and follow finewinescardiff
2. Comment by tagging two friends that you know would want to drink Sauvignon Blanc with you. 😎

Good luck everyone! 🍀 Competition rules in comments.

Tasting notes:

Citrusy and intense Sauvignon Blanc produced at the heart of Marlborough, New Zealand by the Allan Scott family.

Fresh, zesty, juicy and full of tropical fruit with a fresh herbaceous character balanced with zesty passionfruit. the natural acidity of sauvignon blanc produces a refreshing finish that will leave you wanting to pour yourself another glass. A true category benchmark.

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We're celebrating Sauvignon Blanc today with our 2020 J. Lohr Estates Flume Crossing Sauvignon Blanc! The cool breeze of the Central Coast contributes to the perfect growing conditions for this wine. Cheers! #SauvBlancDay ...

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#sauvignonblancday is right around the corner. What will you be pouring to celebrate on Friday? 🥂

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