Vintage Guides

From Rioja to the Rhone, our vintage guide tells you which year to drink and why more.

1967 vintage guide for Vintage Port

1967 vintage guide for Vintage Port

Weather Conditions After a cool summer (without any real heat in July or August), the grapes were still green and backward when picking began around 20th September. Both yields…

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1967 vintage guide for Red Burgundy

Weather Conditions Spring was unexceptional. A heavy frost early in May helped to restrict growth, leading to a small crop of well-developed fruit. July and August were very warm, but…

1967 vintage guide for Red Rhone

1967 vintage guide for Red Rhone

Weather Conditions Information to be supplied Best Appellations Relatively light in Côte Rotie, though the wines were enjoyable when young. Exceptionally tannic in Châteauneuf, yet the wines had enough fruit…

1967 vintage guide for Sauternes and Barsac

1967 vintage guide for Sauternes and Barsac

Weather Conditions Flowering took place slightly behind schedule after a relatively mild winter. The weather warmed up by summer, and July and August were both hot and dry. The pattern…

1967 vintage guide for Medoc and Graves

1967 vintage guide for Medoc and Graves

Weather Conditions Flowering took place slightly behind schedule after a relatively mild winter. The weather warmed up by summer, and July and August were both hot and dry. The pattern…

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1967 vintage guide for White Burgundy

Weather Conditions Spring was unexceptional. A heavy frost early in May helped to restrict growth, leading to a small crop of well-developed fruit. July and August were very warm, but…

1967 vintage guide for Saint-Emilion and Pomerol

1967 vintage guide for Saint-Emilion and Pomerol

Weather Conditions Flowering took place slightly behind schedule after a relatively mild winter. The weather warmed up by summer, and July and August were both hot and dry. The pattern…