2012 Bordeaux Vintage; not an easy one so far for the wine producers

Summer has definitely arrived in the vineyards of Bordeaux with temperatures this week of over 30°C. The vines have finished flowering and the little grapes are swelling in their bunches. There has been some 'coulure' with some of the little berries staying small which will bring yields down - not a bad thing. The combination of the … Continue reading 2012 Bordeaux Vintage; not an easy one so far for the wine producers