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Ribera del Duero DO 2022 'very good' according to external committee

Published:  16 June, 2023

Ribera del Duero DO is lauding its 2022 vintage as “very good” following the verdict of the Exceptional Committee, a group of 12 leading figures from the Spanish wine industry.


Bordeaux 2022 produces ‘high-quality grapes’ despite climate records

Published:  31 March, 2023

The Conseil Interprofessionnel du Vin de Bordeaux (CIVB) has released its 2022 vintage report, citing difficult climate conditions and one of the earliest harvests on record.


Volumes ‘remain stable’ across key regions of France

Published:  09 March, 2023

The Rhône Valley, Chablis and the Loire Valley have all released figures regarding the 2022 harvest, providing a snapshot from three key regions of France and indicating how much wine they may have to offer the market against previous vintages.


Ribera del Duero completes milestone vintage

Published:  12 December, 2022

Ribera del Duero celebrated its fortieth harvest this year, picking the last grape on 12 November. 


2022 harvest puts Sogevinus ‘to the test’

Published:  28 November, 2022

Leading Port and still wine producer Sogevinus is celebrating making its way through a "very difficult and challenging harvest", which was able to overcome significant viticultural challenges, including heat intensity and the lack of rainfall, particularly when it came to lower altitude vines.


Bourgogne 2022: ‘A generous and promising vintage’

Published:  15 November, 2022

The Bourgogne 2022 harvest report has been released and, “after three years of quality without quantity”, the yields this year are said to be plentiful, thus taking the pressure off sales and allowing stocks to be built back up.


Californian Vintners Report High Quality for 2022 Harvest

Published:  08 November, 2022

Wineries across the state are expecting ‘a high-quality vintage for 2022’ according to the Californian Vinters Report.


Hundred-day Sicily harvest promises “excellent vintage”

Published:  04 November, 2022

Sicily’s hundred-day harvest concluded at the end of October on Mount Etna following months of “favourable” weather contributing to healthy grapes and ultimately an “excellent vintage”.


Severe drought and extreme heat pose a new threat to wine production

Published:  01 November, 2022

In 2022, global wine production volume is expected to be at a level similar to the one observed last year, despite higher average temperatures across the world. 


Sandridge Barton estimates 80,000 bottles after bumper harvest

Published:  24 October, 2022

Sandridge Barton, the home of Sharpham Wine, is toasting a bumper harvest after collecting more than 80 tonnes of grapes, enough for approximately 80,000 bottles.


2022 Douro harvest: “We faced some of the greatest challenges that our family has seen”

Published:  12 October, 2022

Following the theme in many European wine-growing regions this year, the 2022 Douro harvest has now been confirmed as the earliest ever recorded in the region.


Fermentation underway in Champagne for “solar” 2022 vintage

Published:  22 September, 2022

Comité Champagne, the trade association representing the interests of Champagne growers and houses, has published an update on its “solar” 2022 vintage.


Early harvest in Roussillon after July heatwave

Published:  30 August, 2022

Roussillon is the latest French wine-growing region to announce an early 2022 harvest due to soaring temperatures.


Early Rhône Valley harvest looks promising despite drought

Published:  26 August, 2022

France’s second-largest appellation, Rhône Valley AOC, began its 2022 harvest on Monday, 22 August, eight days earlier than last year.


Champagne shipments on the up as harvest approaches

Published:  22 July, 2022

Following a review with growers and houses in the region, Comité Champagne has announced a 13.8% uplift in shipments in the first half of 2022, the equivalent of 130 million bottles.


Australian winegrape crush returns to near-average size in vintage 2022

Published:  05 July, 2022

The 2022 Australian winegrape crush is estimated to be 1.73 million tonnes, 2% below the 10-year average and 13.5% below the 2021 record crush of 2.01 million tonnes, according to the National Vintage Report 2022 released today by Wine Australia. 


SA wine grape harvest passes halfway mark; promising wines underway

Published:  29 March, 2022

After a slow start, harvest is well underway as more than half of South Africa’s 2022 wine grape crop has already been taken in at cellars. The crop is still estimated to be smaller than in 2021 but larger than the five-year average.