VIDEO. Frost damage: Carole Delga announces aid of 5 million euros for winemakers and arborists

The essentials The President of the Occitania Region came to observe the damage caused by the recent frost episode on Tuesday on two Bas-Armagnac vineyards in the Gers, with 90% of the plots affected.

On April 7th, the freezing cold episode struck suddenly and unexpectedly. “It took place between 7:30 am and 8:30 am. An hour later I was in the vines and the devastation was already there, with blackened leaves. Only 1 hectare was spared when my parents had never experienced a frost episode, ”says Jean-François Péré on his 8 hectare property in Arblade-le-Haut …

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