Joelle Thomson

Wine writer and award winning wine author

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Join me at 5pm tonight for a virtual tasting… FREE and fun

Click THIS LINK at 5pm tonight for my virtual International Sauvignon Blanc Day tasting:

The sun is shining, the Sauvignon Blanc is chilling and the world is still turning, despite all the uncertainty in the world right now, so to mark International Sauvignon Blanc Day, I am hosting a virtual Sauvignon Blanc tasting tonight. I will talk about and taste wines from one of Marlborough’s oldest modern wineries, Whitehaven Wines – this fun virtual tasting is FREE at 5pm for 15 minutes – come and join me… at 5pm.

Circa 1995: Greg (left) and Sue White, founders of Whitehaven Wines, with their first winemaker Simon Waghorn  (now the founder and co-owner of Astrolabe WInes), pictured in the centre.