Making sense in St Emilion at biodynamic Fonroque

It takes a person with vision and courage to decide to grow vines in the wet, warm climate of Bordeaux without using fungicide. Or perhaps even a little folly in the days when no-one had heard of biodynamics. Yet this is what Alain Moueix decided to do in 2002 after taking over the family vineyard. … Continue reading Making sense in St Emilion at biodynamic Fonroque

Bordeaux 2013: Wonderful year in Sauternes does not bode well for red producers

Grey Rot worries implicates ideal harvest date Noble rot just happens to be the same rot that the rest of the region is dreading. Unfortunately the risk is high this year and is going to be the limiting factor of when to harvest in 2013. The harvest boom this year is much earlier than predicted … Continue reading Bordeaux 2013: Wonderful year in Sauternes does not bode well for red producers