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zin1953 Nov 2, 2012 06:34 AM

http://www.decanter.com/news/wine-new...

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  1. Bill Hunt RE: zin1953 Nov 2, 2012 08:58 PM

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

    Hunt

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      budnball RE: zin1953 Nov 3, 2012 10:35 AM

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

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        zin1953 RE: budnball Nov 3, 2012 10:43 AM

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

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          budnball RE: zin1953 Nov 3, 2012 04:26 PM

          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. Bill Hunt RE: zin1953 Nov 3, 2012 07:55 PM

        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?

        Hunt

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