Champagne: harvest news

Confident in its export markets, Champagne growers and houses agree to set the available yield at 10,800 kg/ha. Report from Comité Champagne  25 July 2018 Expecting stable sales in 2018 and a slight growth over the next few years (especially in the export markets, which now account for more than 50% of the total shipments), Champagne […]

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Alsace’s “classic” harvest in 2014

Seems to favor fresh styled dry wines, and could be great for crémant By Panos Kakaviatos in Strasbourg 2014 looks to be a “classic vintage” with high acidities and good ripening especially for Riesling and Pinot Blanc, reported Olivier Humbrecht of Zind Humbrecht in Turckheim, who finished harvesting in late September at his precocious vineyards. […]

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