1965 vintage guide for Red Rhone

Weather Conditions Information to be supplied Best Appellations Poor vintage throughout the Rhône. Best Producers No producer recommended.

1965 vintage guide for Medoc and Graves

Weather Conditions A disastrous year, for which the blame can be fully laid on the weather. The cold winter conditions were prolonged throughout much of spring, and summer was washed…

Meursault Burgundy - red burgundy

Weather Conditions A disastrous vintage, badly affected by rot. Levels of sunshine were well below average throughout summer and, by September, the ground was waterlogged due to heavy falls of…

1965 vintage guide for Sauternes and Barsac

Weather Conditions A disastrous year, for which the blame can be fully laid on the weather. The cold winter conditions were prolonged throughout much of spring, and summer was washed…

1965 vintage guide for Saint-Emilion and Pomerol

Weather Conditions A disastrous year, for which the blame can be fully laid on the weather. The cold winter conditions were prolonged throughout much of spring, and summer was washed…

1964 vintage guide for Red Rhone

Weather Conditions Information to be supplied Best Appellations Rich supple wines from Côte Rotie. In the south, Châteauneuf produced some powerful and rich wines, but they aged relatively fast.(Excellent in…

1964 vintage guide for Medoc and Graves

Weather Conditions A mild, wet winter led into a warm spring. Summer continued hot and dry, resulting in the development of a well-ripened crop by mid-September. The harvest started well,…

Weather Conditions Rated by some as the best vintage of the decade, the weather this year had a profound impact on the quality of the grapes. Deep snow in winter,…

1964 vintage guide for Sauternes and Barsac

Weather Conditions A mild, wet winter led into a warm spring. Summer continued hot and dry, resulting in thedevelopment of a well-ripened crop by mid-September. The harvest started well, but…

1964 vintage guide for Saint-Emilion and Pomerol

Weather Conditions A mild, wet winter led into a warm spring. Summer continued hot and dry, resulting in the development of a well-ripened crop by mid-September. Best Appellations The harvest…

1963 vintage guide for Red Rhone

Weather Conditions Frost limited the crop in the northern Rhone. Best Appellations Thin reds, and mediocre in Condrieu(white). Wretched in the south. Best Producers Information to be supplied

red burgundy

Weather Conditions The weather did not warm up until June, after a severe winter and protracted, coolish spring. July saw intermittent rain, and August was, frankly, wet. The crop did…

1962 vintage guide for Red Rhone

Weather Conditions Best Appellations Mediocre in Condrieu. Easygoing medium-bodied wines from Côte Rotie, not past their best. A large crop in the south, but the best wines from Châteauneuf were…

red burgundy

Weather Conditions Cold spells that lasted well into early spring made for a slow start to the growing season. A moderate July followed a warm June, but temperatures rose somewhat…

red burgundy

Weather Conditions A mild and damp winter was followed by a warm spring. Due to variable weather in June, flowering was prolonged over the course of three weeks (rather than…

1961 vintage guide for Red Rhone

Weather Conditions Best Appellations A very great year throughout the Rhône. Côte Rotie was also superb, but many are now tiring. Rich powerful wines emerged from Châteauneuf-du-Pape, and the best…

Weather Conditions A mild and damp winter was followed by a warm spring. Due to variable weather in June, flowering was prolonged over the course of three weeks (rather than…