This year’s British wine is BETTER than the French thanks to scorching weather

July 11, 2014 | by | 0 Comments
Vines in the Camel Valley Vineyard in Boodmin, Cornwall - which has done particularly well this year

Vines in the Camel Valley Vineyard in Boodmin, Cornwall – which has done particularly well this year

British vineyards could enjoy a better grape harvest than French rivals this year thanks to our corking weather – and their crops being wiped out by HAILSTORMS.

UK growers are enjoying constant sunshine and “perfect” conditions while some of France’s most famed regions have been pummelled by 60mph winds and hail the size of golf balls.

The battering has destroyed up to 80 per cent of some Pinot noir and Chardonnay crops in Burgundy and led the prestigious Pommard Winemakers’