Keyword: harvest

Wet weather to leave French wheat farmers with lowest crop for a decade

Heavy rainfall between May and June fuelled diseases and pests, with wheat crops forecast to be down in volume by a quarter on last year.

Bordeaux recovery boosts French wine yield

Thanks to a dry and warm September France’s wine production could reach 46.5 million hectolitres in 2014, a rise of 10% on last year.

France set for poor wine grape harvest

Experts forceast low yield from many French vineyards after a combination of a cold, wet spring and severe hailstorms during the summer.

France's champagne harvest shrinks drastically

Lowest harvest in at least 40 years says Agriculture Ministry after vineyards were ravaged by hailstorms, wet weather, and fungus.