A Short Crop Gets Shorter

A Short Crop Gets Shorter

The heat spike over the last week has compounded the effects of the already- light crop, resulting in lower yields throughout the Central Coast. We’ve heard that parts of Monterey County are down as much as 50%, and Santa Barbara County is estimated to be 30-40% down. As one winery buyer stated, the heat “blowtorched” grapes on the vine, leaving exposed fruit shriveled and desiccated. As Paso Robles starts picking its flagship Cabernet Sauvignon, we are expecting that yields will be lower than expected as well.

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2021 Year in Review

2021 Year in Review

As Bozzano & Co. steps into 2022, my team and I are feeling tremendous gratitude for our clients who have entrusted us with their bulk wine and grape needs, especially during such an unprecedented year as 2021. The data points we have collected through our many brokered transactions have allowed us to make some anecdotal observations about the state of the market—which we’re thrilled to pass along to you!

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