Year of the Flood

Despite a summer deluge, Austria's growers experienced an excellent harvest in 2002
Bruce Sanderson
Issue: April 30, 2004

Abundant rainfall is not usually associated with high quality wines. In August of 2002, Austria's top wine regions experienced torrential rains for a four-day period, causing the worst flooding in over a century.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands April 30, 2004.

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