Wimbledon fortnight is the traditional start of flowering time in English vineyards, 2010  has had ideal weather for flowering particularly in the south east, hot, dry, and not too windy .The picture shows Rondo in flower on the 24th June 2010 . By the middle of July most varieties had finished The general concensus seems to be that flowering finished about a week later than in 2009 . For those vineyards not affected by the frosts (around the 11th may) the crop potential is good.

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