Rhône 2014 – northern Rhône


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This is the first of our series of articles on the 2014 vintage in the Rhône Valley that will run throughout the rest of the year with breaks for various other articles and holidays. I took this picture of the Côte Rôtie vineyards just south of Ampuis languishing in the late November sunshine. Let's hope that Europe at some point this winter gets cold enough to kill off any nasty bugs such as the Drosophila suzukii that caused such havoc for some growers in 2014, not...