Story: Viticulture

Sauvignon blanc grapes (3rd of 6)

Sauvignon blanc grapes

Sauvignon blanc, New Zealand’s most widely planted grape, is a vigorous grower. Its small, yellow-green berries are ready for harvest in late March to early April.

Photograph courtesy of Villa Maria Estate

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Viticulture - Grape varieties', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/18299/sauvignon-blanc-grapes (accessed 3 December 2021)

Story by Maggy Wassilieff, published 24 Nov 2008