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Sunday 21 December 2014

2012 harvest

California hails record breaking harvest

California has confirmed a record 2012 grape harvest both in terms of volume and price, thanks to global supply pressures and a vintage of widespread high quality.

Monday, February 11th, 2013 No Comments »

No 2012 vintage for Yquem

Château d’Yquem has announced that it will not be producing a Sauternes this year.

Monday, December 17th, 2012 2 Comments »

Small 2012 harvest sparks supply fears

PLB buying director Paul Meihuizen has warned that 2013 is set to be “one of the most challenging for the global wine industry”.

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012 No Comments »

Douro overcomes weather to produce “first rate” crop

Heat waves, drought and hail storms have failed to dampen the Douro winemakers’ spirits as Symington Family Estates declared the initial musts “first rate”.

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 No Comments »

Plantings down, production up for Australia

The area under vine in Australia has continued to fall in 2012, while there was a slight increase in production.

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012 No Comments »

English harvest “not all doom and gloom”

English winemakers are offering reassurance that the 2012 harvest will not prove a complete washout.

Thursday, October 11th, 2012 No Comments »

Bordeaux 2012: late but good quality if the weather holds

The weather over the next few weeks will be crucial in Bordeaux as producers gather in one of the latest vintages of recent years.

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 No Comments »

Nyetimber abandons 2012 harvest

Nyetimber has called off its entire harvest, saying that the quality of grapes this year is not up to the required standard.

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012 1 Comment »

Château Brown releases 2012 (honey) vintage

Château Brown has released the first batch of honey from hives installed near its vineyards in Pessac-Léognan.

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 1 Comment »

Beaujolais yields as low as 2003

Around 50,000 pickers have descended on Beaujolais for the harvest, with yields down to 2003 levels, although quality is expected to be high.

Thursday, September 13th, 2012 No Comments »

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