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Right on cue - Indian summer sunshine over the massive Langham Estate in the heart of Dorset.<br />
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Indian summer set to put the fizz into British sparkling wine this year...<br />
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English wine growers are bubbling with excitement at the prospect of an Indian Summer converting a good year into a corker.<br />
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One of the country's largest vineyards has produced its biggest ever harvest of grapes this summer but still needs warm and dry weather during the vital 'verasian' stage of growing for them to be a vintage crop.<br />
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The critical phase is where the grapes begin to ripen and sugars that increase the taste and alcohol levels start to accumulate before they are picked in mid-October.