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  1. Cabalié Blanc
    CountryFrance
    Viognier-based blend
    Rich, rounded, yet crisp southern French white. As delicious as the much-loved red edition
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  2. Farinelli Pinot Grigio
    CountryItaly
    Pinot Grigio
    Delicious, ripe orchard fruit notes in this fresh Pinot Grigio from Italy’s coastal Abruzzo region
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  3. Il Papavero Pinot Grigio
    CountryItaly
    Pinot Grigio
    Brilliant Pinot Grigio with top marks for character, quality and value. Deliciously refreshing too
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  4. Von Reben Riesling
    CountryGermany
    Riesling
    Discover just how exhileratingly crisp German dry whites can be with this green-apple-fresh Riesling
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  5. EOFY New Zealand Sauvignon Mix
    EOFY deal: 37% OFF Kiwi Sauvignon classics
    £107.88 £173.88
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  6. Roroa Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc
    CountryNew Zealand
    Sauvignon Blanc
    Roroa is New Zealand Sauvignon at its most rewarding, tropical fruit-filled and refreshing best
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  7. Five Rivers Sauvignon Blanc
    CountryNew Zealand
    Sauvignon Blanc
    A Hawke’s Bay Sauvignon with bright, lemony zing and stoney freshness. True Old World elegance
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  8. Barón de Barbón Rioja Blanco
    CountrySpain
    Viura
    One of Spain's most invigorating styles and our No.1 bestselling white Rioja. Scintillatingly fresh
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  9. Lobster Shack Sauvignon Blanc
    CountrySouth Africa
    Sauvignon Blanc
    A citrusy-crisp Sauvignon Blanc from one of South Africa's most well-rated winemakers, Gerhard Swart
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  10. The Gooseberry Bush
    CountrySouth Africa
    Colombard
    Every vintage The Gooseberry Bush hits the mark for flavour and value - super fresh and citrusy
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  11. Excelsior Heritage Reserve Viognier
    CountrySouth Africa
    Viognier
    Luscious, exotic spice and ripe apricot Viognier, with a lemony zip, from a 5-Star family estate
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  12. East by North East Pinot Grigio
    CountryItaly
    Pinot Grigio
    Fabulous quality Pinot Grigio from the superb Friuli and 100-point winemaker Steffano Chioccioli
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  13. Campanula Pinot Grigio
    CountryHungary
    Pinot Grigio
    Deliciously fresh and appetising Pinot Grigio, great value too. One of our bestselling whites
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  14. The Escapist Sauvignon Blanc
    CountrySouth Africa
    Sauvignon Blanc
    Sip on this sea-breeze-fresh Sauvignon and escape to the sunny shores of the Western Cape
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  15. Nelson Bay Sauvignon Blanc
    CountryNew Zealand
    Sauvignon Blanc
    Pulsing with zingy lime and nettle leaf aromas, this is a crisp, fruity Kiwi Sauvignon from Nelson
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  16. Hole in the Clouds Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc
    CountryNew Zealand
    Sauvignon Blanc
    Fabulously fresh, lime and guava-zipped Marlborough Sauvignon - the 2022 vintage is pure refreshment
    £14.99 per bottle when you mix 6+
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  17. Fisherman's Return
    CountryFrance
    White blend
    Refreshing, zippy, citrus-filled white from the shores of the Loire – what a catch!
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  18. Split Rock Sauvignon Blanc
    CountryNew Zealand
    Sauvignon Blanc
    Packed with passion fruit freshness, Split Rock is a top-selling Kiwi Sauvignon for good reason
    £11.99 per bottle when you mix 6+
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  19. The Huguenot Chenin Blanc
    CountrySouth Africa
    Chenin Blanc
    Bright Chenin from a top Franschhoek cellar - the wine that sparked customers love for Cape whites
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  20. Sunday Bay Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc
    CountryNew Zealand
    Sauvignon Blanc
    The latest release of this dazzling, fruity and grassy fresh Sauvignon from a top Marlborough estate
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  21. Mahau Sound Sauvignon Blanc
    CountryNew Zealand
    Sauvignon Blanc
    An exclusive Marlborough Sauvignon with intense aromatics and lime fresh, lightly tropical fruit
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    Alessandro Gallici Pinot Grigio
    CountryItaly
    Pinot Grigio
    Wonderfully fresh and appetising Pinot Grigio from one of our favourite northern Italian winemakers
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  23. Château Le Coin Sauvignon Gris
    CountryFrance
    Sauvignon Gris
    Have you tried Le Coin white? Pure Sauvignon Gris, it's rich and spiced, with lots of citrusy zing
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Wine FAQs
How is white wine made?

White wines are made differently from red wines in that the grape skins are not used in fermentation. That means that while most white wine is made from green-skinned grapes,  you can make white wine from red grapes (Champagne is a great example).

Wine is made from fermented grape juice – which in itself is colourless. It’s just the skin of the grape that is coloured. When making white wine, the grape skins are removed before fermentation, resulting in the wine’s transparent or pale yellow colour. In contrast, winemakers include the red and black grape skins when fermenting red wine, delivering a deeper colour.

Once the grape juice is fermented, white wine is left to mature. This may involve a very quick stay in stainless steel tanks, which help to keep a wine’s fresh and fruity characteristics, or an extended sleep in oak barrels, which adds to a wine's depth and complexity. How long white wine is left to mature varies – some wines are bottled after a few months, while others benefit from years of ageing. Other factors, such as the yeast used in fermentation, the temperature at which the wine is fermented, and decisions about malolactic fermentation (science bit: the process that softens the wine’s acidity), can all influence the final taste and aroma of white wine.

As you can see, a lot goes into making white wine – the type of grape, coupled with different winemaking techniques. But that means there’s an equally vast range of white wine to explore and enjoy, from the light and zesty to the rich and full-bodied.

What are the different types and styles of white wine?

The different styles of white wines come largely from the grape varieties they are made from, each bringing different flavours and aromas. There are somewhere close to 600 different white wine varieties across the world … which means an awful lot of styles to explore. Here’s a closer look at some of the more well-known white wine styles and ideas for food pairings to bring out their best:

Chardonnay: This versatile wine offers a variety of flavours, depending on where it’s made. From the zing of lemon zest and mineral undertones in France to the warmth of baked apples, vanilla and tropical fruits in Australia. Try a glass with grilled chicken, creamy pasta dishes or seafood such as lobster.

Chenin Blanc: depending on the winemaking style, Chenin can be anything from lean and minerally to rich in honey and apricot flavours. Dry Chenin has become a staple of South African winemaking, but it also makes fabulous sweet and sparkling wines in France. It works exceptionally well with Asian cuisine, roasted veggies or a selection of soft cheeses.

Pinot Grigio: this easy-drinking Italian wine is celebrated for its characteristic mix of pear and citrus flavours. Keep it Mediterranean with Italian foodie favourites such as antipasti, light salads and freshly prepared seafood dishes.

Riesling: a highly aromatic wine bursting with peach and crisp green apple flavours. Off-dry styles offer a delightful mix of fruit and honey, while refreshingly dry Rieslings zip and zing. Try with Thai dishes, sushi or pork-based meals.

Sauvignon Blanc: perhaps the world’s current favourite style of white wine, Sauvignon is known for its punchy flavour and zingy acidity. Styles from New Zealand in particular overflow with tropical flavours like grapefruit, lime, passionfruit and green pepper. A glass can work well with various dishes – from goat’s cheese and green salads to grilled shrimp.

Viognier: this classic of the Rhône Valley is packed with exotic flavours of peach, apricot and hints of vanilla, all wrapped up with sweet floral aromas. Reach for a chicken curry, grilled fish or roasted vegetables as a good pairing with a glass.

Each variety, with its unique flavour and aroma, adds to the array of white wines available to wine lovers.

Learn more about the most popular types of white wine.

What is dry white wine?

Dry white wines have minimal residual sugar left over from the winemaking process, resulting in a crisp and refreshing drink. They tend to showcase citrus fruit notes, often with aromatic layers of herbs, minerals and delicate white blossoms. The acidity in dry white wines can also be more pronounced. Classic examples of dry white wines include:

Chardonnay – which ranges from buttery to mineral-driven.

Pinot Grigio – known for its light and crisp character.

Sauvignon Blanc – prized for its vibrant and herbaceous profile.

What is sweet white wine?

These wines owe their sweetness to a higher residual sugar content. This is achieved by stopping fermentation early, which preserves the grape’s natural sugars. Sweet white wines often exhibit a softer acidity than their dry counterparts, with flavours ranging from subtle floral notes such as honeysuckle to vibrant tropical fruits. Classic examples of sweet white wines include: 

Riesling – late-harvest varieties are bright, complex and delicious. 

Sauternes – a luxurious dessert wine from Bordeaux.

Moscato – typically sparkling wines made from the Muscat grape.

What are the most famous white wine blends?

White wine blends are created by skilfully combining multiple grape varieties, resulting in wines with complex flavours and aromas.  Famous examples of white wine blends are: 

Bordeaux Blanc – from France’s world-famous Bordeaux wine region. This blend is made from Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon and Muscadelle grapes.

Champagne – a sparkling wine produced by expertly blending white Chardonnay grapes with its red-skinned siblings – Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier.

Rhône-style white blends – made from Viognier, Marsanne, Roussanne and Grenache Blanc these wines tend to be rich and more aromatic.

How do I serve white wine?

To get the best from a glass of white wine, serve it at the right temperature, typically between 7-12°C. While some wines may have specific serving recommendations, this range is generally a good bet. Opt for a classic wine glass with a narrow bowl and tapered top when pouring, as it amplifies the wine’s aromatic profile. It’s a good idea to hold the glass by the stem to avoid warming the wine with your hand.

Learn more about wine serving temperatures

How long does white wine last after opening?

After opening, white wine is best stored in a cool, dry environment, like the fridge. If properly resealed, its freshness can be maintained for a while:

Light-bodied wine varieties like Pinot Grigio remain drinkable for up to 3 days.

Medium-to-full-bodied wines – especially Chardonnay – have a fridge life of 3-5 days.

Read our tips to improve the lifespan of your wine.

How do I store white wine?

There are a few things to consider when storing unopened white wine:

Temperature: avoid fluctuating temperatures – a consistently cool environment is best.

Light: sunlight and artificial lighting can compromise a wine’s structure and style, so keep your bottles in a dark storage area.

Humidity: a 60-70% humidity level will help prevent corks from drying out.

Vibration: store your white wines away from sources of vibration, such as washing machines, to prevent the sediment in the bottle from being disturbed, which can accelerate ageing. A wine fridge, garage or cupboard under the stairs are good options.

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