French vignerons will produce around 46.2 million hectoliters of wine — about 6.16 billion bottles — this year, up 10 percent from a year earlier.
“We’re planting a lot of new trees so we can meet the demand for cider,” said Dan Wilson, owner of Hicks Orchard and Slyboro Ciderhouse on the Vermont border in Granville.
“Gin is wonderful, but it’s also very strong, very pronounced.
We’re going to limit ourselves to one liquor and build an entire bar’s worth of cocktails around that.
“It’s really economical for us because we’re not spending the time and money to build a large brewery and it helps (other breweries) out because they’re not wasting their precious stainless steel,” Tom said.
“More and more young people, more and more white collar employees, office ladies, enjoy wine and also sparkling wine,” said Shen Yang, director of Moet Hennessy’s Chandon winery in the Ningxia region of China’s northwest.
“Vines thrive when they suffer a bit,” he said.
We’d been trying to cycle the 17 miles (27 kilometers) from Chenonceaux to Chaumont, but kept getting lost. We even asked directions from a passing motorist who was certain she knew which way the bike route went, then sent us to the wrong town.
Parker Carlson, who owns Carlson Vineyards in Palisade, Colorado says 60 percent of his grapes came from out-of-state this year. He says he usually relies exclusively on Colorado grapes