Posts Tagged ‘France’

The state of French vineyards just before August 2010

Below a news brief just published today (30 July) on I would like to add some input from Pascal Delbeck, winemaker at Tour du Pas St Georges, near St Emilion, who said that if August is hot and dry, there could be a risk of heat stress and a delayed harvest because of that. […]


Long lunches no more

Long lunches no more I was reading through an old Economist article, from one of the February 2010 issues (don’t ask me why) and came across the statistic that in 1975, French workers on average took 1 hour and 38 minutes for lunch. Today, it is more like half an hour. Now, I know that […]

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