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What Does Sauvignon Blanc Taste Like? | Top Sauvignon Blanc Wine Regions | SommelierQA.com

What are some of the top regions Sauvignon Blanc is coming from currently? What does Sauvignon Blanc taste like? What makes these wines ideal for pairing with seafood?

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Sauvignon Blanc originated in the Loire Valley in France and, as such, remains one of the top regions for the grape (which is labeled under its region Sancerre). Currently, New Zealand is leading the way in terms of Sauvignon Blanc production and sales. From these two regions, the wine is seldom oaked. The ..

The Margaret River Wine Region, Western Australia | Wines of Margaret River Australia | Terrior and History of the Margaret River

Can You Explain the History, Terroir and Wines of the Margaret River Wine Region?

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Western Australia is Australia’s largest state, encompassing around a third of the country, yet due to formidable climatic and near desert conditions in areas to the north and inland, the vineyards are confined mainly to its remote southwestern edge. Visiting this isolated corner of the globe is well ..

What is Sauterne? How is Sauternes Made in Bordeaux? Sauternes and Noble Rot | Allessandra Esteves, SommelierQA.com

What is Sauternes Wine? How is it Made? What Does it Taste Like?

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Sauternes is an AOC, established in 1936, and located in Bordeaux, France. The region produces an unfortified sweet wine, that can be made with Semillon, Sauvignon Blanc, Muscadelle and Sauvignon Gris grapes. The AOC entails five different communes in the Gironde Department: Sauternes, Barsac, Bommes, ..

What is Pouilly-Fumé? | Loire Valley, France - Sauvignon Blanc | Adam Chase, SommelierQA.com

What is Pouilly-Fumé?

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Pouilly-Fumé is a PDO/Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée (AC) wine region in the Central Vineyards section of France’s Loire Valley. It produces only white wines from Sauvignon Blanc. Many people confuse the region with Pouilly-Fuisse AC. Fuisse also produces white wine, but from Chardonnay and is located ..

What is Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc? | Marlborough Wine Region | Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc Recommendations

Why is the Marlborough wine region of New Zealand ideal for growing Sauvignon Blanc? What does Sauvignon Blanc taste like here? What do you recommend drinking?

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Why is the Marlborough wine region of New Zealand ideal for growing Sauvignon Blanc? Marlborough, remarkable for its southern latitude as a wine region, is home to 88% of New Zealand’s vines and most of those vines are Sauvignon Blanc.  In fact, 80% of all wine from New Zealand is Sauvignon Blanc. ..

Best Santa Barbara Wines and Grape Varieties Being Made | Laura Booras, Riverbench Vineyard and Winery | SommelierQ&A

What Are the Best Wines Being Made in Santa Barbara California?

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Pinot Noir The cooler climates of the Santa Maria Valley and Santa Rita Hills lend themselves SO well to this temperamental varietal. The wines are so different from both AVAs but both are really well made and delicious. Nebbiolo I’m not a huge Nebbiolo fan to be totally honest, but the best ones I’ve ..