LCB loses roof, wine - livelihoods?
6 Dec 2010 by Jancis Robinson
17 Jan - the latest chapter in this extended saga is here The extreme weather conditions experienced in the UK last week have brought tragedy to some wine companies. London City Bond's bonded warehouse for the wine trade at Purfleet, Essex, just inside the M25 east of the city of London, lost its roof and some walls last Thursday, presumably because of sheer weight of snow. The pictures below, posted on Twitter, tell it all.  They were taken by Alek Boyd of Just Good Wine  on Saturday. He reports that some of his wine has been salvaged and 'the staff were trying to salvage as much as they could, but the...

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