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Thu, 27 Oct 2011
Nearing the end of vintage...
The vintage is nearly over, for me at least. Next
week I'll be doing a short course at the CFPPA, then
that's it for now.
The vintage isn't really over: wines are still fermenting,
and will be for a week or so more. I don't think any more
grapes are arriving after this week, though.
The vintage didn't go exactly as I'd hoped: I spent nearly
all my time on the sorting table, and ideally would have
liked to help with a number of other things as well. Still,
I think I've learnt quite a bit about how winemaking is done
in Burgundy from talking to people, and watching how things are
done in the winery.
After the course, I'm off for a brief visit to the Jura.
I worry I might get there at harvest time, which might
make it harder to visit smaller domaines. Still, I'll see
what I can. And I'll post more frequent updates here...
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