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Although one must never count one’s chickens before they’re hatched, the start of the 2014 growth cycle was pretty positive in the Bourgogne winegrowing region. After a fairly early budbreak, the vines flowered from the end of May to early June, in perfect health and ideal weather conditions.
A few months before the 2014 harvest, it’s time for a recap of the 2013 vintage. Although the yields were very low, the volumes are nonetheless slightly higher than for the 2012 vintage. And there are some significant disparities, according to color and appellation.
The Hospices de Beaune wine auction is an international event that has been celebrated for more than 160 years. If you’d like to take part but are unsure of how to take full advantage of the auction, we have the solution (exclusively for English speaking visitors)...