Tornado and Hail Hit Famed Châteauneuf-du-Pape Vineyard

Plus, the Spotted Lanternfly spreads across East Coast vineyards and remembering a Burgundy icon

Tornado and Hail Hit Famed Châteauneuf-du-Pape Vineyard
According to local vignerons, the most affected vineyard was La Crau, one of the top sites in Châteauneuf-du-Pape. (Emmanuel Perrin)
From the Nov 15, 2022, issue

On Aug. 14, a violent storm and small tornado hit the French town of Bédarrides, with 120mph wind gusts and hailstones inflicting damage in vineyards along the eastern side of Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Read more about the damage to the region, plus the spread of the Spotted Lanternfly and senior editor Bruce Sanderson's tribute to the late Burgundy icon Louis-Fabrice Latour.

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