Refreshing Sauvignon Blanc is the perfect summer wine. Do a little continent-hopping with these southern-hemisphere bottlings.


Vineyards in Southern Australia’s Adelaide Hills supply the fruit for the lush, tropical-fruited 2008 Hewitson Lulu ($15).

New Zealand

Marlborough’s vibrant 2008 Box O’Birds ($17) is loaded with juicy grapefruit and sagey herbal notes.

South Africa

The affordable, zippy, grassy 2008 Indaba ($10) comes from the cool Western Cape wine region.


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