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Five Fast Facts: Sauvignon Blanc

Posted by Plume Ridge Bottle Shop on

Five Fast Facts: Sauvignon Blanc

One of the fasting growing varietal and popular in the last 10 years has great history and a wide variety of styles. Here are 5 Fast Facts for Sauvignon Blanc. Check out our Sauvignon Selection Here. The Wild Bunch. Sauvignon Blanc takes its name from the French words sauvage, meaning “wild”, and blanc, or “white”—an accurate description of the white grape’s penchant for unbridled, enthusiastic growth. It is often conflated with Fume Blanc, which is a marketing term coined by Robert Mondavi to rebrand the varietal for the American audience. There’s a Sauvignon Blanc for everyone! Noted for its crisp...

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Wine Travel in a Bottle: New Zealand

Posted by Monica Yu on

Wine Travel in a Bottle: New Zealand

A 14-hour journey will land you in this picturesque country filled with exotic nature, hospitality, food, and wine like you have never experienced. Travel to New Zealand though a bottle of wine or book your next vacation to “Middle earth”.   New Zealand’s two elongated islands, geography and link with maritime climate makes this region one of the best for producing world class wines. New Zealand is divided into two parts. The North Island, which is slightly warmer (closer to the equator), and the South Island, which is a bit cooler and home to the more famed wine growing appellations....

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