Spectacular video of the fight against spring frost by Maison Prosper Maufoux
Hundreds of candles and burners were lit in vineyards on the Côte de Beaune in Burgundy.
Vines in the Côte de Beaune were "warmed up" with fire last night.
The goal: to counter the potentially devastating effects of the frost that hit the region's crops on the night of April 6-7.
Hundreds of candles and burners were lit in vineyards of the Côte de Beaune , in Burgundy Franche-Comté, on Tuesday night.
By proceeding in this way, the winegrowers hope to limit the consequences of the frost, which made a brutal return at the beginning of the week.
This method, which is not subject to authorization, is often used by wine growers or arborists when the thermometer plunges below zero, explains AFP. A technique which was used last night by the wine growers of the Maison Prosper Maufoux , in the sectors of Montrachet and Meursault and whose result in images is spectacular.