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Magazine Archives: Sept. 30, 2006

Hailstorm Damages Port Estates

James Suckling
Issue: September 30, 2006

A freak hailstorm struck Portugal's Douro Valley on June 14, damaging some of the best areas for Vintage Port, but producers later estimated the total losses at only 10 percent to 20 percent of the 2006 crop.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands September 30, 2006.


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