Disastrous Storms in Burgundy

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It was hoped that the summer of 2014 would have been better for the Burgundians than it has turned out. At the end of July a hail storm of biblical proportions struck the Cote de Beaune, decimating the vines particularly in the villages of Pommard and Volnay, just south of Beaune. The hailstones were reported to be the size of golf balls, and the vines didn’t stand a chance. Read more