harvest in France

The latest reports from France, reported by Décision Boissons, is that the 2008 French grape harvest in will be less than 43 million hectolitres.  If accurate, this would be the lowest harvest yield since since 1991.

The breakdown is likely to be: 21.4 million hectolitres of AOC wines:
12.2 million hectolitres of vins de pays; 2.3 million hectolitres of table wines; and 6.9 million hectolitres of wines for cognac and Armagnac production.

Its not just us that had a bad summer in 2008!

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