Harvest 2019: The Southern Hemisphere
Summing up the 2019 Southern Hemisphere in three words: challenging, yet promising.
Freshness and vibrance are set to be the hallmarks of this vintage. Most countries reported cooler than average temperatures, alongside abundant rainfall that balanced out typical warm climates. However, some overwhelming success stories stand out. South Africa has finally seen a break from the droughts that afflicted the past few vintages, and producers in New Zealand are hailing this as one of their best vintages yet.
For a more in-depth breakdown of the 2019 harvest, click below to read the full reports - or check out the map for a summary.