With the crazy winter we have had, I thought about how this would effect our wine industry and I found this great little article.
Unpredictable weather is the new normal
Vintage woes in France and Argentina underscores the new normal: unpredictable weather. Turbulent conditions in France with a rain/heat dance in Bordeaux; early freeze in the Loire and Champagne, hail in Burgundy; optimal conditions in Piedmont, but... read more
The Great Paradigm Shift continues
Traditionally the great archetype for red wines has been Bordeaux, specifically the Cabernet Sauvignon-dominated wines of Chateaux Lafite, Latour, and Mouton. Now it’s different – lighter, more elegant wines of Burgundy are increasingly being seen as the supreme ideal. But... read more