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PHOTO GALLERY: Farmers do whatever to protect the vineyards from the frost near Saint-Emilion, France




This photograph taken near Saint-Emilion, south-western France, on April 23, 2024 shows smoke rising from anti-frost candles installed in a vineyard to keep temperatures above 0 Celsius and prevent vines from freezing due to a cold wave hitting the region. AFP

A worker spreads burning straw on the ground in a vineyard to create a smoke screen to keep temperatures above 0 Celsius and prevent vines from freezing due to a cold wave hitting the region, near Saint-Emilion, south-western France, on April 23, 2024. Temperatures are dropping and buds are already appearing: from Var to Burgundy, farmers are facing a week of danger, with the risk of frosts that could destroy future harvests. AFP

This photograph taken near Saint-Emilion, south-western France, on April 23, 2024 shows burning straw on the ground in a vineyard set to create a smoke screen to keep temperatures above 0 Celsius and prevent vines from freezing due to a cold wave hitting the region, Temperatures are dropping and buds are already appearing: from Var to Burgundy, farmers are facing a week of danger, with the risk of frosts that could destroy future harvests. AFP

This photograph taken near Saint-Emilion, south-western France, on April 23, 2024 shows burning straw on the ground in a vineyard set to create a smoke screen to keep temperatures above 0 Celsius and prevent vines from freezing due to a cold wave hitting the region, Temperatures are dropping and buds are already appearing: from Var to Burgundy, farmers are facing a week of danger, with the risk of frosts that could destroy future harvests. AFP

This photograph taken near Saint-Emilion, south-western France, on April 23, 2024 shows a worker setting anti-frost candles installed in a vineyard to keep temperatures above 0°Celsius and prevent vines from freezing due to a cold wave hitting the region. AFP

This photograph taken near Saint-Emilion, south-western France, on April 23, 2024 shows anti-frost candles installed in a vineyard to keep temperatures above 0 Celsius and prevent vines from freezing due to a cold wave hitting the region. AFP

This photograph taken near Saint-Emilion, south-western France, on April 23, 2024 shows smoke rising from anti-frost candles installed in a vineyard to keep temperatures above 0 Celsius and prevent vines from freezing due to a cold wave hitting the region. AFP