Under the shadow of the medieval Castle of Brolio, in Italy's Chianti wine country, the grape harvest was being gathered, Oct 27.
SCENES: CAN No 1- Pan shot of the Brolio Castle and workers gathering grapes, various views of Castle, view of surrounding country seen from castle, semi close ups of people gathering grapes,
CAN N 2-:close ups of grape gathering, grapes are placed on carts, carts move and proceed on to 'farm, grapes are poured in crushing machine, close ups of this machine at work,
CAN 3-: Crushed grapes are squeezed and we see the (mosto) grape juice and is placed in fermenting vats, Cantinas (storage places for barrels in which wine is aged), We see the Baron RICASOLI (owner of part of the region and director of the Chianti Mfg. Co.) as he inspects barrels accompanied by assistant, flasks are placed on endless belt, washed, controlled,filled automatically (close up),
CAN N 4-:Close up of filling, the flasks are corked, sealed packed (general view of packing room with girls at work, on an endless belt the flasks are labeled and sealed, various close ups.
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Background: 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.