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New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc Podcast

Hard to think of any grape that blew up in popularity like New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. Certainly, no white wine has had the kind of spectacular success and continued growth as NZ SB. But is it a little one-note, samey-same? This is an issue I explore on the latest episode of the What We’re Tasting [More]

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Randy Meyer of Geyser Peak Winery Talks Roses (Flowers)

Recently I was invited to taste through a lineup of Sauvignon Blanc from Geyser Peak Winery. Located in Healdsburg, California, I was at first intrigued because it seems, well, audacious for a place to make four (!) Sauvignon Blancs. It reminded me of Matanzas Creek, the only other Sonoma winery I could think of  also [More]

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Sancerre and Goat Cheese Forever

There are few pairings more compelling than Sancerre and goat cheese, and few wine regions more swoon-worthy than France’s Loire Valley. I almost died with excitement when I was invited by the Loire Valley Wine Bureau on a whirlwind tour of this most diverse wine region. Arguably the pinnacle of Sauvignon Blanc, Sancerre combines bracing [More]

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Cullen Sauvignon Blanc Semillon Sings With Seafood

I feel like you can almost just look at this seafood dish and know it would be great with a white wine like the Cullen Sauvignon Blanc Semillon. The winery is located in Australia’s Margaret River region. Though many people first think Shiraz when it comes to Aussie wine, there is an astonishing diversity of [More]

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