Cold snap causes frost damage to vineyards

After the very warm first half of April, the cold snap hit many wine-growing regions in Germany hard.

Frost protection at Schloss Wackerbarth

This week, night-time temperatures of down to minus 2.3°C – locally even up to minus 5°C – have caused great damage to vineyards in the German winegrowing regions. Because of the high temperatures in recent weeks, the vines are on average two to four weeks ahead in their development.