(English) Hailstone 2 weeks before the harvest starts it is not what we in the Douro were asking for

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  • Tom Archer

    Well, I don’t speak Portuguese, but that grower at Alijo looked very unhappy..

    Bad luck to get damage like that just before harvest.

    Have you heard from any of the nearer port quintas? Did any of them also suffer hail damage?

  • http://quevedoportwine.com/ Oscar Quevedo

    Hi Tom, I’ve been trying to get more information about the hail storm but it seems it was pretty localized. It rained in other villages/ quintas with no damages.

    Many people want to start harvesting by the middle of next week but the threat of rain on Wednesday and Thursday is making people confused. In any case, if it doen’t rain we shall start next Thurday in Ms.