California is hailing 2013 another first-rate vintage, following last year’s harvest, which was extremely highly rated right across the state.
Moët & Chandon will be producing a 2012 vintage but not a 2011 or 2010 said chef de cave Benoît Gouez.
Second-growth Margaux property Durfort-Vivens is to employ biodynamic farming methods across its entire estate next year.
As the 2012 grape harvest begins across the US, Californian growers are reporting a perfect growing season, but other states are counting the cost of a drought-ridden summer.
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