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France Cuts Wine Outlook Fourth Time as Bordeaux, Burgundy Rot

November 07, 2013

The volume of the 2013 vintage may rise 2.2 percent to 42.3 million hectoliters (1.12 billion gallons) from 41.4 million hectoliters in 2012, the Agriculture Ministry wrote in a report today. The forecast was cut by 1.74 million hectoliters from a month ago, equivalent to 231 million bottles.