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2018 Pyrenees Region Vintage Report »

A rough start led to perfect ripening conditions for all varieties

Australia's leading online wine and food travel guide – top features

Climatically the 2018 vintage in the Pyrenees region of western Victoria had a challenging start. A late November frost did significant damage to low lying vineyards while a hot and dry January, also impacted non-irrigated vineyards. However things improved from there »

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