Hail devastates Burgundy for third year running
29 Jun 2014 by Guest contributor
11 Jul - See also Haisma on hail, and Burgundy vintages . 29 Jun - Yohan Castaing sends this very worrying news. The picture is from Nicolas Rossignol's Facebook page. See Burgundy 2012 - the prices for some news of proposed anti-hail measures, which include a system seeding potential hail clouds sold by an outfit called Vortex - see comment at the end of the article. Last Saturday 28 June at 5 pm the Burgundy region was ravaged by hailstorms. On the night of Saturday to Sunday, two significant hailstorms wrought havoc in both the Côte de Beaune (Pommard, Volnay and Meursault) and the Côte de Nuits, principally in...

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