According to NYT, Chinese investors are buying up French vineyards and gaining the ire of Bordeaux wine producers with clueless re-branding
Hit by spring frost and hails, key wine-harvesting regions like Bordeaux and Burgundy are expected to see as much as a 50% drop in wine output.
Europe’s recent weather has caused many problems for the region’s winemakers and vineyards
French customs inspectors carefully track wine produced by France’s tens of thousands of vineyards to make sure drinkers are getting what they are paying for.
The upcoming 2017 edition of Vinexpo to be held at Bordeaux next summer will dedicate a space to organic and biodynamic wines.
The wine harvest has kicked off in France and experts predict smaller-than-normal yields but “great quality.”