Across the Northern Hemisphere, winegrowers battled challenging conditions during the 2011 growing season. Sometimes hard work in the vineyard and rigorous sorting at harvest were the recipe for good wine; sometimes prayer was the only option. Wine Spectator's team of editors gathered eyewitness reports from around the globe.
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