Harvest Reports

Bordeaux 2010 tipped to rival 2009

Bordeaux harvest is tipped for an exceptional vintage this year. The lack of rain has led to high concentration of colour and tannins in the key red grapes. This with the good levels of acidity should give a vintage at least as good as 2009

Great Burgundy wine possible despite difficult harvest

A low yielding and variable harvest in Burgundy this year is favouring reds from northern parts of the Côte d’Or.
Dry summer and harvest time storms have dramatically reduced yields in burgundy this year.

Lebanon hails stunning 2010 vintage

A freak heatwave this summer has left Lebanon’s winemakers great quality but low volumes. Many wineries reported harvest dates a month or more earlier than usual as temperatures soared. Overall production could be little more than half the usual volume.

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