New Zealand Winegrowers has rallied to dispel fears that a bumper crop across the country this year will lead to a wine glut.
Plans to create a wine made from grapes in Richmond, London, have been called off after losing three quarters of the crop the day before harvest.
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.
Benoît Gouez, chef de cave of Moët & Chandon, has spoken out about the Champagne house, insisting it is not a volume-driven “machine.”
A number of Australia’s top producers have highlighted the extent to which vintage variation is an under-estimated factor in the country’s wines.
Wineries in California are scrambling for grapes and wine.
Last week’s hot spell has contributed to what looks set to be an extremely good year for English wine.
Strict selection is required across the Médoc in what promises to be a “winemaker’s year”.
Bordeaux is facing an extremely early harvest but one with good potential.
Champagne, the Loire and the Rhône have all released statements that hint at a good 2011 vintage.
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