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Shortage of rosé in the summer: price shoots up

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PARIS – Disappointing harvests in France threatened this summer, a scarcity of rosé to cause. The price of the popular vine variety, can according to the French media with 20 to 30 percent increase. France, by far the largest producer, exporter and consumer of this wine, saw the proceeds from the year 2017 with more than 10 percent.

Provence delivers this year is only 155 million bottles, 20 million less than in the previous season.

In the past fifteen years, the demand for French rose by more than 30 percent. The poor harvest means that there is this summer a lot less bottles of this drink can be offered. The Provence, for example, where one in five exported French rosés come from, this year is only 155 million bottles, 20 million less than in the previous season.

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