Daily Archives: October 28, 2012

Sunday read: 2012 Harvest Snapshots

This Sunday, my suggested read offers insight into what has been on my mind ever since fall started: How is the harvest going in Europe? It is the first time I am not around for harvest season, and I have to say I miss it tremendously. Last year, I had the chance to work a day in the Ürziger Würzgarten with Stefan Erbes and his crew. The excitement and intense labor involved was quite an experience to have…

So, how is 2012 going to be? The weather was crazy throughout spring and summer. From what I have been gathering in Germany, the last days have been gorgeous and rewarded the winemakers with sun and changes in aroma in the grapes (thanks to Matthias Meierer for that info!)…what’s it like in other areas?

Gregory Dal Piaz over at Snooth gives us an idea, and a forecast on the vintage…

Have a great Sunday!

2012 Harvest Snapshots

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