Champagne Harvest

It takes almost a full year of everything going right to have a great harvest. During springtime, you worry about frost, during the summer you worry about heat spikes that damage the grapes. 2017 has been a very cruel year for most French wine growers. Unseasonably cold snaps and frostsRead More →

Champagne Harvest

Napoleon Bonaparte said, ” Champagne! In victory one deserves it, in defeat one needs it.” This year the winemakers in the Champagne region of France will definitely need it. The 2016 vintage was full of bad news for the region. Bad weather, frost, rot and mildew in Champagne has producedRead More →