Of Gooseberries, Cats and Sauvignon Blanc

In the 8000-year long history of wine, to call a taste that exists for merely 40 years a classic is astonishing. And yet, that is just what happened to the New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. Within a couple of decades of its first vine plantings in the Marlborough region in 1973, the New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc’s…