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Beaujolais hit by hail and ‘mini-tornado’

Vineyards in the north of Beaujolais – notably in Fleurie and neighbouring Chénas - were hit by hail and storms on Monday afternoon.

Spanish vineyards in danger from drought

A lack of rain in Spain could spell disaster for both grape and olive growers this year as soaring temperatures wreak havoc across vineyards and olive groves.

Napa Valley assesses hail damage

Vineyards in Napa Valley are assessing the damage after a freak hailstorm at the weekend, that could affect yields in localised areas.

Hailstorm hits China’s Château Rongzi in Shanxi

A recent hailstorm in China’s northern Shanxi has hit the province’s Château Rongzi, pummelling grape vines, wiping out production at 2,5000-mu (166 hectares) of its vineyards, equivalent to RMB 20 million (US$2.9 million) worth of damage.

Chablis hit by hail

September 2nd, 2015

Aussie winemakers battle storms

December 10th, 2014

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