Astonishing aerial photos show anti-frost candles to protect French and German vineyards

Tuesday, 16 April, 2019 , Emma Snaith
Aerial photos of wine-making regions across France and Germany show vineyards lit up by candles to save crops from succumbing to sharp spring frosts.

Winemakers spent the weekend fighting the plummeting temperatures affecting the already well-developed grape shoots in the Chablis and Côte d'Or regions in eastern France, and the Weinboehla region in eastern Germany.

Hundreds of people also reportedly helped to ward off the frost by lighting small grass fires and burning braziers across the winemaking regions

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