The exciting aspect of Sauvignon Blanc lies in its remarkable ability to express distinct characteristics based on the terroir from which it originates. As a versatile grape variety, it thrives in diverse regions across the globe, each imparting its unique flavor profile. In the Old World, the Loire Valley in France boasts a mineral-driven, crisp style, often with subtle notes of green apple, gooseberry, and flint. Meanwhile, in New Zealand's Marlborough region, the Sauvignon Blanc is renowned for its vibrant, zesty profile, bursting with tropical fruit flavors and striking acidity. These fascinating contrasts in style and flavor, shaped by differing climates, soil types, and winemaking techniques, create a great opportunity wine drinking excitement. Join us for a tour of Sauvignon Blancs from around the. globe on Friday, May 26th, from 4:30-7pm @Barriques Middleton. $12 discounted advance purchase price. $14 day of event.