The 2018 Harvest. So far so… normal-ish?
Just once I’ve love to hear some wine promotion body speak of their current harvest and say something along the lines of, “This year? It’s shit. Seriously, don’t drink it. Actually, you won’t be able to drink it as we’re not even bottling it and sending it all for distillation, it was that goddamned bad.” This has yet nor will I doubt ever come to pass as wineries simply have to produce wine every year and then sell it with some of those years being better than others. So how has 2018 shaped up? Well, hailstorms and frost didn’t blanket France nor Spain this year so that’s always a promising start. Also promising was the fact that if you planted new vines this year, you were in the money as a healthy, wet spring set them off on a good footing. The rains were also good for older vines as […]