World’s worst wine disasters5th August, 2014 by Lauren Eads
Winemakers are a hardy bunch having faced some undoubtedly challenging situations in recent history, as this list shows.
From a well-documented and debilitating Phylloxera outbreak in the 18th century, which all but decimated Europe’s vines, to more recent natural and human-made disasters costing the industry millions, the world’s winemakers have conquered many a challenge throughout the centuries.
Scroll through to see some of the more recent challenges faced by the wine industry…
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