News Briefs for December 26, 2018December 26, 2018
•The 2018 growing season kept Burgundy’s vintners on their toes, with a quick start followed by erratic rains and a slow harvest. However, in the end, yields were good. They were lower than the abundant 2017 harvest, but much higher than 2016, when frost struck some areas, as well as the small volume in 2015 and the hail-impacted 2014, 2013 and 2012 vintages. Quality appears to be very good to outstanding. Wine Spectator has a full report.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.