The 2018 Bordeaux Harvest Report

November 02, 2018

2018 shapes up to be another excellent year for Bordeaux.

Well, Bordeaux had another great vintage in 2018 – at least, those who managed to ward off the mildew did.

The pattern of the year – a hard winter, then rain, then humidity, then rain, then spray, then rain – made life pretty difficult until July. After that, warm dry weather sent everything in the right direction. But for those who had failed to spray against mildew on a particular Sunday in May, the damage was already done. And some are asking, can we afford organic viticulture in Bordeaux?

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