Bordeaux 2013; Heatwave followed by storms, what’s happening this summer

It is the time of deleafing in the vineyards where leaves are plucked from the Eastern side that is exposing the grapes to the morning sun (but leaving them on the Western side where the afternoon sun might scorch the grapes). The cold wet spring has caused a persisting two week delay in the vineyards, eventual … Continue reading Bordeaux 2013; Heatwave followed by storms, what’s happening this summer