Vintage Report Search (2008)
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Read all about harvest 2008 in this comprehensive report compiled by Angela Lloyd for Wines of South Africa.
2008 Harvest Report continues
"Patience, patience and more patience," is how Philip Costandius, Chairman of the Cape Winemakers Guild, describes the 2008 grape harvest, which seemed to take forever but brought welcome rewards of lower alcohol, more elegant reds and some above average whites.
The South African 2008 harvest is underway, with the first grapes being picked in January.
As harvest 2008 slips into gear, Kim Maxwell does a headcount of recent cellar hops
The 2008 wine grape crop will likely amount to 1 357 169 tons.
With power cuts from national electricity firm Eskom a reality, Kim Maxwell considers the financial implications of an energy-strapped harvest period