We got a chance to speak to numerous wine distributors, vineyard keepers, and owners from across Europe. We sampled Merlot, Cheverny Blanc, Pinot Noir and wines across all degrees of dryness to fruitiness. Our target demographics were producers and owners from central and western Europe, especially southwestern German regions across the Rhine river basin, including vineyards in the north and south of Switzerland.
Hailstorms can be disastrous for a grape harvest. Just look at the size of the hailstones that destroyed homes and businesses, halted traffic, and