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Jun 23 2011

Decanter.com: St Emilion classification to go ahead

Tag: Regionensigi.hiss @ 15:01

by Jane Anson – The St Emilion classification has finally been signed off by the French government.
The legal notification of the classification, which has been in limbo since it was sent to the French Ministry of Agriculture in January 2011, was published in the Journal Officiel on June 16. Continue reading „Decanter.com: St Emilion classification to go ahead“


Jun 23 2011

Decanter.com: Bordeaux, Burgundy expect 2011 harvest to be earliest ever

Tag: Regionensigi.hiss @ 14:58

by Panos Kakaviatos, and Adam Lechmere – In common with Champagne, Bordeaux and Burgundy are preparing for the earliest harvest ever as record sunlight hours and temperatures have advanced the vegetative cycle.
Most wine regions have traditionally counted on full ripeness coming 100 days after flowering. With modern viticultural techniques this often comes down to around 90 days. Continue reading „Decanter.com: Bordeaux, Burgundy expect 2011 harvest to be earliest ever“