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What is Sauvignon Blanc? Wine Varietal Facts – From Flavour to Grape Variety | Just Wine
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What is Sauvignon Blanc? Wine Varietal Facts – From Flavour to Grape Variety

What is Sauvignon Blanc? Where is it grown and what should it taste like? This is a guide is everything you need to know about Sauv Blanc wine...
What is Sauvignon Blanc? Sauvignon Blanc is a green-skinned grape that produces a crisp white wine known for its high acidity and aromatic nature. This wine is refreshing and very food-friendly and originates in the Bordeaux region of France. In this post, we’ll cover some quick facts on the Sauvignon...
A Year of Grapes and Wine: Sauvignon Blanc | Just Wine
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A Year of Grapes and Wine: Sauvignon Blanc

A year’s worth of the ins and outs of Grapes and Wines … Join Mike Roberts as he travels the globe exploring classic and off the beaten path...
Sauvignon Blanc: A Distinct Grape Variety Let’s start off on our grape adventure with likely one of the most familiar grape varieties. Though familiar to many the wine drinker there may in fact be much to learn of this distinct green grape. Sauvignon Blanc has a polarizing personality that is truly unmistakable...
A Little Tribute to Marlborough, New Zealand’s Sauvignon Blanc | Just Wine
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A Little Tribute to Marlborough, New Zealand’s Sauvignon Blanc

Kiwis are especially proud of their wonderful Sauvignon Blanc and with good reason. It is one of the best in the world.
Like us, Na Clachan Wine Tours and No Strings Attached believe that wine and wine tasting should be fun. Take a tour of the region and taste its delicious offerings or bring New Zealand to you. Watch this video for a virtual tour, then go buy the wines for a fun at-home Sauvignon Blanc tasting. Enjoy...
7 Sauvignon Blancs to try this year | Just Wine
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7 Sauvignon Blancs to try this year

Sauvignon blanc is a grape that has done a pretty good job of reinventing itself. It used to be nearly forgettable as a core constituent of white...
The Kiwis eventually got their hands on sauvignon blanc and created an incredibly recognizable style of wine. The light, grassy, herbaceous sauvignon blanc from New Zealand was as easy to spot in a wine tasting as a redneck at a garden party. New Zealand, in creating a new style, also created a bit of...
Sauvignon Blanc | Just Wine
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Sauvignon Blanc

This white grape grows best in the Sancerre region of France and in New Zealand. In Bordeaux, it is often used in a blend with Semillon. Other...
What is Cabernet Sauvignon? Wine Varietal Facts – From Flavour to Grape Variety | Just Wine
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What is Cabernet Sauvignon? Wine Varietal Facts – From Flavour to Grape Variety

What is Cabernet Sauvignon? Where is it grown and what should it taste like? This is a guide is everything you need to know about Cab Sauv wine...
What is Cabernet Sauvignon? Cabernet Sauvignon is a full body wine with moderate acidity and tannin. Dark fruit flavours with leather, bell pepper and baking spice notes. Its parents are Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc. In this post, we’ll cover some quick facts on the Cab Sauv wine varietal and...
Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 101: Chenin Blanc | Just Wine
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Wine Basics — Grape Varietals 101: Chenin Blanc

An introductory guide to Chenin Blanc wine. Everything you need to know about the grape variety including flavour, food pairings, growing regions...
Try a Chenin Blanc wine if you like Pinot Gris (Grigio)   Overview of the Chenin Blanc wine varietal A light-bodied aromatic white wine with high acidity.   Why we like the Chenin Blanc varietal, grape and wine Chenin Blanc can be just about anything! It makes great sparkling wine, it can be a light...
Cabernet Sauvignon | Just Wine
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Cabernet Sauvignon

Often called the “King” of red grapes, Cabernet Sauvignon, along with Merlot, are the most famous grapes of Bordeaux. The love child of Sauvignon...
Red Wine-Braised Chicken Recipe | Just Wine
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Red Wine-Braised Chicken Recipe

Having a romantic French dinner? Sauvignon Blanc adds zip to the lemon-and-caper-infused liquid.
(Posted with permission from Jen’s Reviews) Ingredients For Red Wine-Braised Chicken:   8 pcs of chicken thighs Table salt All-purpose flour for breading 2 tbsp. of butter, unsalted 2 tbsp. of olive oil 4 large garlic cloves,peeled and crushed Freshly ground pepper 1 1/2 cups of Sauvignon Blanc 1 1/2...
Activities For Wine Lovers On National Wine Drinking Days | Just Wine
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Activities For Wine Lovers On National Wine Drinking Days

While the exact date alludes us, we think it is close to Mother’s Day because it is Cabernet Sauvignon’s mother. Here are some great Sauvignon...
What are National Wine Days? There’s a “national day” for everything nowadays and that includes wine! From International Malbec Day to National Sangria Day, there’s always an excuse to open up a bottle of wine. Celebrate wine days in style by taking part in these super fun wine activities. Whether you...
Sauternes | Just Wine
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Sauternes

A sweet Bordeaux white wine made from botrytized Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc.
Sancerre | Just Wine
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Sancerre

An area in the Loire Valley known mostly for wines made from Sauvignon Blanc.
Meritage | Just Wine
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Meritage

A term invented by California wineries, for Bordeaux-style red and white blended wines. It combines “merit” with “heritage.” There are only specific...
Bordeaux | Just Wine
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Bordeaux

Located in France north of Paris, this is one of the world’s most famous wine regions. Wines from this area are referred to as Bordeaux wines....
Amador | Just Wine
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Amador

Name of the primary viticultural county in California’s Sierra foothills. The area is known for producing Zinfandel and Sauvignon Blanc.
Loire | Just Wine
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Loire

A river in central France as well as a wine region famous for Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Franc.
Cepages Nobles | Just Wine
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Cepages Nobles

The French term for the group of “greatest grape varieties” used in wine-making aka: the Noble Grapes including Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Pinot...
Herbaceous | Just Wine
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Herbaceous

Adjective used to describe wines with the taste and aroma of herbs, (usually undefined). Herbaceous is considered to be a varietal characteristic...
Grassy | Just Wine
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Grassy

A slightly vegetal-tasting undertone often part of the overall character of Sauvignon Blanc and certain other grape varietals. European tasters...
Thanksgiving Leftovers: Turkey Recipes with Wines to Match After the Holidays | Just Wine
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Thanksgiving Leftovers: Turkey Recipes with Wines to Match After the Holidays

What to do with leftover Thanksgiving turkey? From the classic sandwich to Tex-Mex turkey dishes. We have recipes and wine pairings for you.
Leftover Turkey Dishes and Wine Pairings — The Day After Thanksgiving Thanksgiving dinner is just as good the second time around. Now that we’re waking up from our turkey induced comas it’s time to survey the leftovers. We know you’re asking yourself, “What do I do with all this turkey?!”...
How to Make Mulled Wine – Including 4 Recipe Variations | Just Wine
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How to Make Mulled Wine – Including 4 Recipe Variations

Nothing makes the home feel more like the holidays than a warm cup of spiced, mulled wine. We have recipes from Martha Stewart, Epicurious and...
How To Make Mulled Wine Tips For Mulled Wine Newbies: If it’s your first time mulling wine, all you need to know is you’re basically just mixing wine with spice and zest (orange/lemon/lime/citrus), and then applying heat to brew it all together. It takes about 20 minutes, and it’s super easy to...
The Best Wine Pairings For a Boozy Breakfast and Brunch | Just Wine
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The Best Wine Pairings For a Boozy Breakfast and Brunch

Nothing says brunch like a bottle of wine (or a mimosa!). Host the perfect brunch by pairing the perfect wines with your breakfast foods.
Breakfast (or Brunch) is the most important meal of the day. Whether you’re having a delicious eggs benedict, some pancakes or avocado toast, we’ve compiled a list of the best wines to pair with your brunch or breakfast dishes that aren’t your typical brunch mimosa. (Although, we do love mimosas!) While...
10 Non-Alcoholic Wines That Actually Taste like Wine Without the Hangover | Just Wine
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10 Non-Alcoholic Wines That Actually Taste like Wine Without the Hangover

Taking a much-needed break from alcohol? Taking part in “Dry January”? Do you miss wine after cutting out all alcohol? Whatever your reasons...
We can’t imagine a life without being able to drink wine and you certainly shouldn’t have to live one! However, it’s not always easy to find good alternatives to drinking wine. Toasting with a soda or a glass of juice isn’t quite the same as clinking wine glasses, so we’ve put together a list of...
9 Junk Food & Wine Pairings Perfect for a Night In | Just Wine
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9 Junk Food & Wine Pairings Perfect for a Night In

Wine can be paired with just about anything – even junk food! Whether you’re into savoury snacks or sweet treats, we got your snack food cravings...
Whether you’re settling in for a movie night or having one of those “treat yourself” days (or weeks, months…), it’s always a good idea to combine your favourite snacks with wine. There’s no better way to class up your junk food obsession than with the perfect wine pairings! Here are some perfect wine...
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