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European experts say grape harvest is worst in half-century

BRUSSELS — Winemaker Cherie Spriggs had watched the bad weather over southern England’s vineyards all season long. It just wasn’t good enough for Nyetimber, her award-winning sparkling wine.

‘‘I have never seen a situation like this before,’’ Spriggs said as the grapes failed to deliver. She was left with only one option and the company decided to forgo the 2012 harvest.

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