Harvest, Harvest everywhere before the storms – 2013 Bordeaux

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The must-have machine this year (and 2011 and 2012) is the tri-optic sorting machine. The only problem with such a problematic year as this one it removes all the berries that are not the right shape, size or colour ie too many as this includes most of them!

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The harvest started this week in a rush to get the Merlots in before the rains in the Medoc, St Emilion, Pomerol and the Graves region. Cabernets need to follow. Sunny weather predicted for next week.

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