National Sauvignon Blanc Day

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Ah, National Sauvignon Blanc Day! A reason to celebrate and toast to the wonders of this delightful white wine. So, grab your favorite bottle, gather your loved ones, and let's dive into the fascinating world of Sauvignon Blanc.

When is Sauvignon Blanc Day?

It's national sauvignon blanc day on the 6th May.

A Brief History of Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc, also known as the 'Queen of White Grapes,' has a long and storied history. This grape variety originated in the Bordeaux region of France, where it was first recognized for its incredible potential to produce crisp, aromatic wines.

Over the years, Sauvignon Blanc has found its way to vineyards all around the world, from New Zealand to California. This versatile grape has adapted to various climates and terroirs, resulting in wines with different profiles and flavors.

One of the reasons Sauvignon Blanc has gained such popularity is its vibrant acidity and distinctive aromas. Notes of citrus, grass, tropical fruits, and even a hint of cat pee (yes, you read that right!) make this wine a true sensory experience.

The Online Buzz

On May 6, 2016, Sauvignon Blanc enthusiasts took the internet by storm, making it the most talked-about day for this grape variety. With 58 mentions online, social media platforms were flooded with posts about people enjoying their favorite Sauvignon Blanc.

Food Pairings and Fun Facts

Did you know that Sauvignon Blanc is a fantastic companion for a wide range of dishes? Its crisp acidity and herbaceous notes make it the perfect match for seafood, goat cheese, salads, and even sushi! So, next time you're indulging in one of these culinary delights, don't forget to pour a glass of Sauvignon Blanc.

And here's a fun fact for you: Sauvignon Blanc is the parent grape of the notorious red variety, Cabernet Sauvignon. It's like the wine world's version of 'mother knows best.'

Did you know?

Sauvignon Blanc is the parent grape of Cabernet Sauvignon.


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First identified

24th April 2015

Most mentioned on

6th May 2016

Total mentions


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