Driving through Geneva in a Hail Storm

While on our way from Piedmont to the Jura in eastern France, we drove through an epic hail storm.  It turns out that it extended all the way through to Bordeaux where it damaged a number of grape vines.  Hail is the bane of winemakers and the effects can be devastating to harvests for several years because of the damage it can do to the vine.  Estimates on the damages from this storm to wine production are estimated to exceed 100 million USD.  You can read more about it on this link.  We got some video below…


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