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Deep Impact - The Effect of Climate Change on Winemaking Purity
Steve Smith MW
An in-depth examination of the implications of climate change on winegrowing and how we adapt. Watch the video here.
Sustainability in Action
Prof. Roger Boulton
A thought-provoking overview of sustainable winemaking practices compared to current practices, what future sustainable wineries might look like, and what research and development is needed to achieve this vision. Watch his presentation here.
The story of one company's attempt to redefine and reclaim the term sustainability, and some of the surprising discoveries they have made on their journey. Watch the presentation here.
Purity Unravelled - The Myths and Realities of Food Matching
Tim Hanni MW
An interactive session where Sauvignon Blanc flavours and associated food matches will be turned on their heads. Watch the full tasting here.
A New Generation of Sauvignon Blanc Drinkers
Dr David Jordan and Richard Lee
An insight into the Lighter Wines Research Programme and some of the practices that enable New Zealand to successfully craft premium, naturally lighter in alcohol Sauvignon Blanc. Watch their presentation here.
Sense of Place
Sam Harrop MW
The influence of place on how Sauvignon Blanc expresses itself. An exploration of a world of Sauvignon Blanc. Watch his full presentation here or read it below.
New Zealand's Pure Approach to Sustainability
A look at the NZ wine industry's continuous improvement programme for sustainability. Watch the presentation here.
Approaching Purity the Organic Way
A revealing of the benefits and challenges of taking the organic pathway with Sauvignon Blanc. Watch the video here.
An Examination of NZ Sauvignon Blanc's Relative Success in it's Major Markets
David Allen MW
An analysis of Wine-Searcher's data showing where in the world our Sauvignon Blancs were sold in 2018 and how they fared against the competition. Watch his presentation here.
The Pursuit of Excellence
Debra Meiburg MW
A specific look at Sauvignon Blanc in the Asian market, and how it relates to luxury goods and prestige. Watch her presentation here.
The Pursuit of Market Success
Justin Howard-Sneyd MW
A look beyond short-term challenges in the UK market, with advice to producers looking to develop a stable and thriving future business for Sauvignon Blanc in the UK. Watch his presentation here.
Pursuing New Customers in Asia
Sarah Heller MW
Insights into how Asian consumers'diverse cultural backgrounds influence their flavours and packaging preferences. Practical tips for harnessing the region's rising wealth and digital savviness to enter or grow these markets. Watch her presentation here.
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