Most importantly, people drink wine to relax or just enjoy themselves on a hot summer afternoon with a few friends. However, for most people who are new to tasting and drinking wine, differentiating one type from another and which types of food to pair it with is quite a challenge. 

Chardonnay, the most popular white wine variety, mainly because the Chardonnay grapes themselves are relatively easy to care for. The vines adapt well to different climatic conditions and it results in high yields, which means there are more bottles of Chardonnay circulating. It offers a wide variety of flavors and goes well with poultry, pork, and fish, as well as cream or sauce-based foods. Moreover, this wine is popular is famous worldwide, especially in South Africa. To have the best savor of South African white wine visit

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Another popular white grape variety is Pinot Blanc or Pinot Bianco, which originated in Alsace in France. A light aroma, this is a type of wine with citrus, melon, pear, and apricot nuances, as well as smoky or mineral tones paired with high acidity, best paired with soft, light flavors, soft sauces, and cheeses.

Lastly, Sauvignon Blanc from France's Loire Valley is on the list of the best white wines. It is a wine to drink at most casual general gatherings as it matches the general atmosphere with the scent of gooseberry mixed with tropical fruits. Sauvignon Blanc is a dry wine with a pronounced herbal quality and offers a unique wine tasting experience.