Not cold enough by half is the answer.
While you may be sitting at home wondering when the dull, cold winter days will be over ( unless you're reading this in Australia perhaps) the vignerons here in Champagne are hoping for just the opposite.
"It's not cold enough" they cry. "Du Froid! Bring on the snow and the frost"
But what are they worried about and why do they want the opposite of what most of you might suspect? You'll find the answer below
Today it's about 9 Celsius and it's a pleasant enough mild day with an overcast sky. Here's a picture of what the weather's been like here for the past few weeks.