• Short Summary

    Under the shadow of the medieval Castle of Brolio, in Italy's Chianti wine country, the grape harvest was being gathered, Oct 27.

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    Under the shadow of the medieval Castle of Brolio, in Italy's Chianti wine country, the grape harvest was being gathered, Oct 27. this well known region produces about 150,000 bottles of Chianti wine in a season.

    The wine is exported all over the world, but a large part of the crop goes into making wine used by the local people for cooking and drinking. When harvest time comes around both young and old get to work gathering the grapes.

    Loaded into the carts the grapes are taken to the farmhouse where they are crushed by machine and then stored in barrels for up to five years. After this time the wine is blended and bottled.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5V2HWPHLZC5P8XTJRK668S3BG
    Media URN:
    VLVA5V2HWPHLZC5P8XTJRK668S3BG
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/10/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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