Harvest Time in Champagne

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 from @champagneworldwide

 Some 120,000 pickers work in teams (‘hordons’ in French) of four per hectare, of which nearly 100,000 are given bed and board by the Winegrowers and Champagne Houses.

Harvesting employs:


Porters (of grape bins)

Loaders (of bins)

Loaders of bins onto trailers

Loading bay handlers


Forklift truck operators

Press operators

Fermenting room operators


And others 🍇🇫🇷 Champagne  | Photo by @champagnechayoux 📷 | 


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