Tag: Sauvignon Blanc

White Claret: Bordeaux’s best kept secret

Bordeaux’s reds – great and glorious though they may be – steal all the headlines when it comes to the region’s wine. But, a classic blend of Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc, its whites offer value and versatility; here Philip Moulin tells us why they deserve a place in your wine rack In the 1950s, hard […]

Cloudy Bay turns 30

In a new post, Gareth Birchley – Fine Wine Buyer for Asia – details a unique dinner celebrating Cloudy Bay’s 30th anniversary, with a vertical tasting of vintages back to 1987 confirming his belief that Marlborough Sauvignon is truly age-worthy. Wine is not a job, it’s a passion. In this industry, if you live and […]

A missive from the bottling line

As our new own-label Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc is released, its maker – Churton’s Sam Weaver – looks back at his days working on the Berry Bros. & Rudd bottling line. In June of this year I bottled the first vintage of Berry Bros. & Rudd’s own Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, made by myself at Churton. As the […]

Grape expectations

As we celebrate International Sauvignon Blanc Day, Richard Veal – member of our Private Wine Events team and New World Specialist – examines how this varietal has worked its way to the top of the vine. Something of a sleeper for centuries, Sauvignon Blanc performed its role anonymously yet very effectively. Originally as an un-named […]