Wildfires Damage Wineries and Vineyards in Provence

Fires add to the woes of French vintners, plus remembering Becky Wasserman

Wildfires Damage Wineries and Vineyards in Provence
Flames burn through the Plaine des Maure Nature Reserve, a huge forest in Provence’s Var region. (Nicolas Tucat/Getty)
From the Nov 15, 2021, issue

Get the latest news updates from Wine Spectator’s Nov. 15, 2021, issue, with a devastating fire hitting Provence just before the 2021 harvest, leaving winegrowers reeling from the loss of buildings, equipment and grapes. Plus, remembering the legacy of pioneering Burgundy importer, Becky Wasserman.

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