This Week In Wine-10/9/11

    Hand-Picked Grapes ‘Compulsory’ for Burgundy Wine The makers of the most expensive Burgundy wines have changed the rule book to make grape-picking by hand compulsory in bid to defend the region’s age-old traditions. The domains, who say machines damage taste and are bad for vines, want other top Burgundy wine makers to follow suit, in view of a total ban in the region by 2014. For the past fortnight, thousands of seasonal workers…

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