» Vintage Watch VIII
By Gregory Dal Piaz
It's getting cool in the Northern Rhone, with a bit of rain. A nice week for hangtime in the Northern Rhone but this weather isn't going to have a significant impact on the quality of the vintage.
Last Week's Forecast
And in Israel we are still in the dog days of summer. Hot humid days and cool nights. Rain at this time of year is never a concern, though who knows what changes global warming has in store for us.
The harvest is well underway and the vintners I know are pleased. A week and a half ago I participated in a Merlot harvest in the Judean Hills near Jerusalem. 25 brix, pH ~3.3, gorgeous color, and wonderful flavors.
Aug 27, 2013 at
I will be sure to include Israel in next year's Vintage Watch. Thanks for sharing with us!
Sep 02, 2013 at