harvest

Champagne yields set same for 2017 while sales rise

The Comité Champagne has set the marketable yields for this year at the same level as 2016, although it records increasing Champagne shipments worldwide.

10 stories that you couldn’t resist

We round up the articles that proved popular with our readers this week including two alleged cases of wine fraud and 10 of the best rosés for under £15.

‘Lucifer’ heatwave impacts Italian grape harvest

A summer heatwave sweeping through Europe, dubbed Lucifer, has prompted some of the earliest grape harvests seen in Italy for decades, with temperatures soaring to 47 degrees following months of drought. 

Burgundy in the balance

Jason Haynes, co-founder of Flint Wines, reports from Burgundy on the need for a bountiful 2017 vintage in order to replenish near empty cellars in the region.

The week in pictures

March 3rd, 2017

Rías Baixas in pictures

September 28th, 2016

Harvest begins in Champagne

September 1st, 2015

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