Do You Know The Differences In The Sauvignon Blanc From New Zealand?

Sauvignon Blanc is not equal to Sauvignon Blanc. It depends on the region. The Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand has convinced many wine drinkers. The wine impresses with its fresh flavors and its lovely acidity. While the Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough makes up the lion’s share of the New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc, there’s many other wine regions that produce their own style of Sauvignon Blanc wines. The distribution is clear: Marlborough dominated the cultivation of Sauvignon Blanc in New Zealand.

With approximately 86% of the total cultivation area of Sauvignon Blanc in New Zealand, Marlborough is lonely top. Hawkes Bay (approx. Credit: Jack Jones-2011. 5%), Canterbury/Waipara Valley (4%), Nelson (2%) and Wairarapa (1%) are behind this far behind. However, it is worth to explore also these wines, with their special properties. Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand is famous for wines that taste like green peppers, gooseberry and passion fruit.

The style of the North Island of New Zealand is rather fresher during the South Island style rather soft, ripe, tropical, lighter and more lively. 78% Of the cultivated area in Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough (South Island) are planted with Sauvignon Blanc. The Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough is aromatic, with a lively, pure fruit, herbs and exotic tropical flavors plus a Sauvignon Blanc from Hawkes Bay (North Island) of the Sauvignon Blanc from Hawkes Bay are loaded and supported with a bright acidity wines with tropical fruits. You are often expanded to a certain percentage in the barrel to give the wines in addition complexity and body. 1015 ha or even almost 21% of the vineyards in Hawkes Bay are planted with Sauvignon Blanc. Sauvignon Blanc from Nelson (South Island) is 479 hectares, or 50% of the cultivated area of Sauvignon Blanc in Nelson. An elegant, restrained New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc, with beautiful texture and mineral notes coupled with fresh, vibrant tropical fruit and herbal flavors. Sauvignon Blanc from Wairarapa (North Island) Sauvignon Blanc is the best-kept secret of a region, the is world famous for its Pinot Noir. Nevertheless, 316 ha are grown Sauvignon Blanc there, what constitutes a share of less than 35%. The Wairarapa Sauvignon Blanc is intense and alive, hauntingly fragrant and balanced and have a mineral, structural palate. Also they have a good mix of vegetable and tropical flavors. Sauvignon Blanc from Canterbury / Waipara Valley (South Island) this vineyard Sauvignon Blanc is aromatic and equipped with a crisp, fresh acidity and mineral core. The wines show a clear, juicy fruit and a nice texture. Nearly 29% of the cultivated area is occupied by the Sauvignon Blanc. Petra Naubert New Zealand wine boutique all figures come from NZ winegrowers

ChocolART – An Experience For All Senses

Germany’s biggest Chocolate Festival in Tubingen the diverse and delicious range of delicately melting Sweetmeats, handmade chocolates and finest drinking at Germany’s largest Chocolate Festival chocolART annually attracts about a million visitors in the university town of Tubingen. The opportunity to present products for 6 days select the enthusiastic audience here offers 100 lace manufacturers and exclusive top chocolatiers from Africa, South and North America and Europe and offers a unique way to old town meet the variety of chocolate and the charm of Tubingen the audience. New chocolatiers enrich the chocoMARKT: Atelier cacao from Berlin with drinking on the shaft and finest chocolate creations, SAMOCCA chocolate Manufactory from Aalen with the creative Schmatz chocolate bars made from high-quality raw materials as well as different coffee variations, Confiserie Coppeneur et compagnon from Bad Honnef, noble Moon of chocolatiers from Luckau with organic chocolate articles (bean to bar), Turingianduia Cioccolato from Turin with chocolate kebab, the Baltic coffee Rugen coffee roasters offers high-quality truffles and roasted coffee from our own production and shows the roasting of nuts and chocolate processing live on-site. Cacao from Amsterdam presents chocolate products that are handmade in organic quality from finest raw cocoa beans directly from Ecuador. Basically make most of chocolART exhibitors on fair trade and produce their chocolates and other goodies under strict criteria to make a contribution to the improvement of living and working conditions of the cocoa farmers.

It is then finally back from the 3rd to the 8th of December 2013: the university town on the river Neckar is transformed in Germany’s biggest chocolate – experience world of mood lighting, refined art and perfect taste holistic Schokosophie for young and old! The chocolate program based around the chocolART offers soothing Schokomassagen, elaborate cocoa painting and entertaining Schokotheater, among others. Children dive into the Chocolate workshop deeply into the secrets of chocolate making and can share their favorite creations with friends and family. Adults can the popular chocolate classes at Dr. Schoko”participate and learn more about the production of high-quality truffles and chocolates. On the historic market square of Tubingen the glass pastry of the chocolART awaits visitors in the magical atmosphere of the illuminated timber-frame houses, which chocolateROOM. Baden-Wurttemberg top-confectioners demonstrate your skills here live. Visitors can in the production of the Tubingen Schokotalers”and Schokoschaumkuss to see the famous Tubinger and watch as chocolate works of art are created. On Saturday, December 7, 2013, the sweet bustle on the long chocolate shopping night finds his end until too late. The chocolART 2013 promises pure pleasure!