France's Burgundy region lose 90% of harvest due to severe hailstorms
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High winds and hailstorms caused serious damage in the Beaune region, which covers a 12 mile area, affecting well known wine growing villages such as Meursault in the south to Savigny-les-Beaune to the north and includes Volnay and Pommard.
Leaves were ripped from the vines and the grapes burst. It depends how many leaves are left to protect the remaining grapes. The northern part of the area was the worst affected with Pommard and Beaune being worst hit with damage hitting 70-90% of vines but the BIVB reported that no vineyard is untouched.
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