Hail devastates Burgundy for third year running


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...