hail

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.

Vinexpo to address climate change

Experts, including a former senior advisor to Barack Obama, will discuss the impact of climate change on the wine industry at this year’s Vinexpo.

Burgundy to be completely covered by ‘hail shield’

Burgundy will be completely covered by a ‘hail shield’ that uses silver iodide to prevent the formation of hailstones, a technique that is already employed in the region.

Chablis hit by hail

September 2nd, 2015

Aussie winemakers battle storms

December 10th, 2014

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