World Rheinhessen and Palatinate harvest half of the German wine
Greek winemakers delve depths of underwater aging
Winemakers in northern Greece are diving into the unknown by plunging hundreds of bottles of their wine into the depths of the local river. Far from the sea or any lakes, producers in the town of Naoussa have decided to age some of their wine in the cool running waters of the Arapitsa river. As a band ceremoniously played traditional Greek songs, a crane lowered a large metal crate holding around 500 bottles of wine from off the riverbank. Around 22 makers of Xinomavro, a wine made from a dark-skinned grape variety, proudly watched, hoping the water cellar will broaden the varieties of the products.
a little less wine in Rheinhessen, a little more in the Palatinate - after a forecast of the Federal Statistical Office for the read-only read the harvest quantity in the two largest German wine-growing areas "in about the previous year's level" lie.
As before, more than half (56 percent) of the entire German wine harvest on Rheinhessen and the Palatinate, the official statisticians announced on Wednesday in Wiesbaden.three percent more than in the previous year
for all Germany is therefore to be expected a harvest of 8.76 million hectoliters of vineyards - three percent more than 2020, but slightly below the average of 2015 to 2020 with 8.78 million hectoliters. The German wine institute had explained to the start of the main leased on Tuesday in Rheinhessen that, depending on the mushroom infestation due to the high humidity and local extreme weather events, there are large regional differences in the expected harvest quantity.
Wine: French production down 29% in 2021
The level of wine production in France will be "historically low" this year, the freezing of gel litters - the level of wine production in France will be " Historically low "This year, the freezing of gel The French production of wine is expected to fall by 29% compared to 2020, to settle at 33.3 million hectoliters, due to a stern episode of Spring gel and the pressure of the diseases of the vine during the summer, according to a new estimate of the Ministry of Agriculture .
with significant increases, among other things, the Federal Statistical Office expects francs (plus 63.9 percent), Mittelrhein (40.3 percent) and Württemberg (35.1 percent), among other things. This is partly because the crop yield 2020 had failed due to dryness and late-frosten particularly low. For the Palatinate, a light plus of 2.8 percent is expected, even for the Hessian mountain road with an increase of one percent.Here, the harvest is lower than lower harvesting is expected for Rheinhessen (minus 1.4 percent), close (6.1 percent), bathing (9.8 percent) and Moselle (14.8 percent). For the wine-growing area affected by the flood catastrophe, there is not enough data yet, the Federal Statistical Office declared - there was about ten percent of the cultivated surfaces destroyed.
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