Check out this bowl of deliciousness that pairs beautifully with a Nelson Sauvignon Blanc. Seriously good.
Hearts of Palm Avocado Salad with Shrimp - recipe from Eating Bird Food
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In celebration of International Sauvignon Blanc Day on 5 May, we thought we'd share a recipe that you could prepare that pairs exceptionally well with a local Sauvignon Blanc! This recipe and many others can be found on aquaculture.org.nz
Kono Greenshell Mussels in a Coconut Curry Sauce
Hear more about Sauvignon Blanc from outside of Marlborough; in particular from Nelson's Andrew Greenhough and Hermann Seifried, along with wimemakers from Hawke's Bay, Wairarapa and Canterbury.
Friday 5 May is International Sauvignon Blanc Day, New Zealand's most widely planted varietal.
Sauvignon Blanc makes up at least 80% of the $1.6 billion of wine exports from New Zealand annually and Nelson has the third largest plantings in New Zealand, behind Marlborough and Hawke's Bay.
Local restaurant Harbour Light Bistro is joining in the celebrations with their special 3 course set menu, pairing a Sauvignon Blanc with each course.
2016 marks 40 years since the pioneering family-owned winemakers, Seifried Estate, first grape harvest. And with all three Seifried children, Heidi, Chris & Anna fully involved in the business, over 250 hectares of sustainably accredited Estate owned vineyards, and exports to over 20 countries around the globe, this 40th birthday year is proving to be a great one.
Wine Nelson surprised and delighted locals and tourists alike, with random acts of kindness, by ‘picking up the bill’ for the consumers glass of local Sauvignon Blanc. More than 15 local restaurants and bars in the Nelson/Tasman region helped to support this initiative, rewarding those who have chosen to drink local Sauvignon Blanc.