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Vineyard at Chavignol
France

Liliane getting her first up-close look at French viticulture at a sauvignon blanc vineyard at Chavignol in the Sancerre district.  The grapes are being picked by a mechanical device mounted on the tractor just visible up the hill.

Copyright: Thomas K Sharpless
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上传: 07/11/2013
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