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Nov 2, 2012 06:34 AM

Prices to rise as global wine production at lowest level for decades

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  1. Yes, this seems to be common, in many countries. We will see how things sort out.


    1. And yet California seems to have a larger harvest then usual. 2012 vintages will be very interesting.

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      1. re: budnball

        How so? (More than any other vintage, I mean.)

        1. re: zin1953

          Mostly economically, I think. Lower yields for Europe means higher prices, the opposite for California, Oregon and Washington I would assume. The few vintners I know say this was not only a bountiful year but of very high quality fruit, also.

      2. With the temps of the Pacific cooling, it will be interesting to see how the fog affects the CA coastal vineyards. Could be a great year, or maybe not?