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02.18.2011

Vinography Images: The Harvest Race

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The Harvest Race
If you've never seen workers racing to get the harvest in, lugging 20 kilogram boxes of grapes at a rapid clip you're missing something of the picture of all the hard work that goes into wine. Harvesting is back-breaking work, even when you're not carrying the grapes on your head, like this worker at Casa Lapostolle's Clos Apalta winery in Chile. -- Alder Yarrow

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