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Autumn bunches in pics and a timely Selection

Autumn bunches in pics and a timely Selection

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 21st Oct 2020

For this week's photo journal, here are some bunches of grapes that you don't often see: Bordeaux varieties bearing fruit and a splash of autumn colour. Atypical and rather attractive.

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Bordeaux 2020 weather and harvest report

Bordeaux 2020 weather and harvest report

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 14th Oct 2020

There's a change to the regular photo journal this week as the images take on a rather different look and feel. This is our Bordeaux 2020 weather and harvest report, an annual feature that's been p

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2020 Bordeaux red harvest in pics

2020 Bordeaux red harvest in pics

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 7th Oct 2020

For the last four weekly missives, every Wednesday throughout September, I’ve posted a photo journal of our harvest at Bauduc (bauduc.com/news) for crémant, dry white, rosé and red. It’s hig

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End of the harvest - September review

End of the harvest - September review

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 30th Sep 2020

This afternoon we brought in the last of the Cabernet Sauvignon (with Pavie above, just now) under a clear autumn sky. The same is true for many across Bordeaux as pickers and harvest machin

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The 2020 red harvest at Bauduc

The 2020 red harvest at Bauduc

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 29th Sep 2020

Here’s this week’s unmissable photo journal of what’s been happening here. Having finished the reds for making rosé a couple of days before, the first parcel of Merlot destined for our red wine

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 Old vines and the harvest in pics

Old vines and the harvest in pics

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 23rd Sep 2020

We're onto our red harvest now - for making red - having completed the whites, and the reds for the rosé. Those wines, née juices, are all fermenting away in our stainless steel cuves. Before

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Rosé at dawn - harvest with pics

Rosé at dawn - harvest with pics

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 16th Sep 2020

Here's another midweek harvest update, and this time on our rosé. To avoid any confusion, the title refers to the timing of the harvest and is not meant as a drinking suggestion. This

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 Our Sauvignon Blanc harvest in pics

Our Sauvignon Blanc harvest in pics

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 9th Sep 2020

We finished our white harvest on Monday, 7 September, having kicked off on 25 August. Sauvignon Blanc is our most widely planted grape, which is handy because we sell more of this wine than any

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The white harvest by hand in pics

The white harvest by hand in pics

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 2nd Sep 2020

Some of the white grapes are in from the vineyard, and so too is more wine in our UK warehouse. The 2019s are back in stock there, though the last of the 2018 Sauvignon has now sold out, exc

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Early start to the harvest - August review

Early start to the harvest - August review

Posted by Gavin Quinney on 28th Aug 2020

We kicked off the harvest for our whites this week. An early crop has been on the cards right from the off, though it's always going to throw us a bit to fill the baskets and the press in A

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