California 2015 wine harvest shrinks but ‘quality high’


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From Decanter: California 2015 wine harvest shrinks but ‘quality high’

There is a smaller crop in the California 2015 wine harvest, but producers in several regions are upbeat about quality and particulary for Cabernet Sauvignon, says the region’s Wine Institute.

The California 2015 wine harvest is only the third since 1982 that has finished in September, said the US state’s Wine Institute today (15 October).

Yields are reported down by between 20% and 50% in some parts of California as a historically early harvest failed to match the bumper crops of the past three years. (Article continues)