Comment - Fire on the vines

In addition to exacting a terrible human cost, the recent bushfires in Australia caused significant damage to the vineyards of the Yarra Valley in Victoria. And Chris Losh wonders whether the fires may represent the final straw for some of the region’s beleaguered wine producers.

The Losh Cause – Fire damage

12 March 2009

In addition to exacting a terrible human cost, the recent bushfires in Australia caused significant damage to the vineyards of the Yarra Valley in Victoria. And Chris Losh wonders whether the fires may represent the final straw for some of the region’s beleaguered wine producers.

AUS: Fire damage to vineyards, wineries revealed

20 February 2009

Wildfire damage to Australia’s Yarra Valley region has been estimated to affect more than 150 hectares of grapevines across 29 vineyards.

AUS: Foster's, Moet Hennessey vineyards ravaged by fires

11 February 2009

Top Australian wine regions, containing vineyards owned by Foster's and Moet Hennessey, are under threat from wildfires that have been ravaging the state of Victoria since Saturday.

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