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Celebrate #SauvBlanc Day Today!

Wine
06.21.2012

Sauvignon Blanc©iStockphoto.com/Hofmeester

Today is #SauvBlanc Day! What do you do? It’s easy … Drink your favorite Sauvignon Blancs and join the conversation on Twitter using hashtag #SauvBlanc.

From Napa Valley to New Zealand people will be sharing, enjoying and conversing about the great varietal that is Sauvignon Blanc.

If you plan on joining in the on festivities (and who doesn’t want to spend a Thursday drinking #SauvBlanc?), be sure to tweet us and let us know what’s in your glass!

Three Facts About Sauvignon Blanc

  • Sauvignon Blanc’s homeland is the Loire region of France – most famously from Sancerre and Pouilly Fumé.
  • Sauvignon Blanc is the mother of Cabernet Sauvignon. The father was Cabernet Franc. At some point in the 18th century, the vine paired with Cabernet Franc to parent the Cabernet Sauvignon vine in Bordeaux.
  • Sauvignon Blanc is also known under the synonyms Beyaz Sauvignon, Blanc Doux, Blanc Fume, Bordeaux Bianco, Douce Blanche, Feher Sauvignon, Feigentraube, Fie, Fie dans le Neuvillois, Fume, Fume Blanc, Fume Surin, Genetin, Gennetin, Gentin a Romorantin, Gros Sauvignon, Libournais, Melkii Sotern, Muskat Silvaner, Muskat Sylvaner, Muskatani Silvanec, Muskatni Silvanec, Muskatsilvaner, Painechon, Pellegrina and many, many more.


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