Gloom and Doom
by Jake Lorenzo
Dec 2011 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
Here it is, the first week of October, and the grey skies are drizzling but can’t seem to make up their minds to open up and really dump some precipitation. Rain all the way into June and a very cool summer delayed harvest a good three to four weeks. Finally, late in September, wineries started picking early-ripening varieties. The fruit looked good. Everything was getting extended hang time. Jake Lorenzo started to think that in spite of how the year began, it could turn out to be a great...
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