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Monday 1 September 2014

harvest

Cost of Napa quake put at US$4 billion

The 6.1 magnitude earthquake that struck northern California in the early hours of Sunday morning is expected to lead to losses of US$4 billion.

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Harvest begins in Cali and Washington

Early grape harvests have begun in both San Luis Obispo in California and Washington due to a prolonged spell of warm, dry weather.

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 No Comments »

California celebrates bumper crop

Favourable weather conditions and increased plantings have led California to produce a bumper grape crop in 2013.

Monday, February 17th, 2014 No Comments »

Rioja harvest late but outlook optimistic

While the Rioja region experienced its latest harvest in recent history, there is optimism in the region for a good quality vintage.

Friday, December 13th, 2013 No Comments »

Hard at it in the Médoc

I love to visit the vineyards at harvest time; it’s the culmination of a whole year’s work.

Friday, October 4th, 2013 No Comments »

Weather ‘hangover’ prevents record harvest

While the UK wine industry is hopeful of a healthy harvest, English Wine Producers has said it will fall short of a record-breaking year because of a “hangover” from the poor conditions of last year.

Friday, October 4th, 2013 No Comments »

Camel Valley on track for record harvest

The 2013 harvest is underway at Camel Valley in Cornwall in what is set to be the estate’s largest crop since it started producing wine in 1992.

Thursday, September 26th, 2013 No Comments »

Heat brings Napa Valley harvest forward

As harvest 2013 progresses in Napa Valley, winemakers are reporting that red grape picking is immediately following, and at times simultaneously being picked with, the wineries’ white grapes.

Thursday, September 19th, 2013 No Comments »

A grape’s progress

This week, the first batch of grapes arrived from Château Corneilla in Roussillon to London Cru in Earls Court. db tracks the journey from vine to vat.

Friday, September 13th, 2013 No Comments »

Sparkling wine harvest begins in Napa

Harvest 2013 has officially begun in Napa Valley with the picking of grapes for sparkling wines.

Friday, August 2nd, 2013 No Comments »

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