Esca the 21st Century Phylloxera that is killing France’s vines

Esca (and similar fatal wood diseases) is said to be affecting already at least 12% of France's vineyards in the Mediterranean, the Loire and across the South West of France including Bordeaux, Armagnac and Cognac. Also found in California as Black Measles. It particularly affects the Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon grape varieties. It is … Continue reading Esca the 21st Century Phylloxera that is killing France’s vines