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Life of wine

<p>Leaves are coloured red in a vineyard during a sunny autumn day near Ueberlingen at lake Constance, Germany, October 26, 2006. REUTERS/Miro Kuzmanovic </p>

Leaves are coloured red in a vineyard during a sunny autumn day near Ueberlingen at lake Constance, Germany, October 26, 2006. REUTERS/Miro Kuzmanovic

Leaves are coloured red in a vineyard during a sunny autumn day near Ueberlingen at lake Constance, Germany, October 26, 2006. REUTERS/Miro Kuzmanovic

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<p>A worker waits to unload a container of grapes at a vineyard at Napa Valley winery Cakebread Cellars, during the wine harvest season in Rutherford, California September 12, 2008. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith </p>

A worker waits to unload a container of grapes at a vineyard at Napa Valley winery Cakebread Cellars, during the wine harvest season in Rutherford, California September 12, 2008. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

A worker waits to unload a container of grapes at a vineyard at Napa Valley winery Cakebread Cellars, during the wine harvest season in Rutherford, California September 12, 2008. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

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<p>A Chilean grape picker walks with a crate during the harvest at Santa Rita Vineyard, 40km south of Santiago, April 2, 2004. REUTERS/Carlos Barria</p>

A Chilean grape picker walks with a crate during the harvest at Santa Rita Vineyard, 40km south of Santiago, April 2, 2004. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

A Chilean grape picker walks with a crate during the harvest at Santa Rita Vineyard, 40km south of Santiago, April 2, 2004. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

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<p>An Afghan man shows grapes as he works at a vineyard in Istalif, north of Kabul September 14, 2009. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood </p>

An Afghan man shows grapes as he works at a vineyard in Istalif, north of Kabul September 14, 2009. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

An Afghan man shows grapes as he works at a vineyard in Istalif, north of Kabul September 14, 2009. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>Syrah wine grapes collected by seasonal workers are taken to the Kavaklidere wine producing facilities at the Pendore vineyard in the western Turkish village of Kemaliye in the Aegean region, August 28, 2009. REUTERS/Murad Sezer </p>

Syrah wine grapes collected by seasonal workers are taken to the Kavaklidere wine producing facilities at the Pendore vineyard in the western Turkish village of Kemaliye in the Aegean region, August 28, 2009. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Syrah wine grapes collected by seasonal workers are taken to the Kavaklidere wine producing facilities at the Pendore vineyard in the western Turkish village of Kemaliye in the Aegean region, August 28, 2009. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

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<p>Women crush grapes with their feet during a wine festival in Berat, some 120 km (75 miles) southeast of the capital Tirana, September 12, 2009. REUTERS/Arben Celi </p>

Women crush grapes with their feet during a wine festival in Berat, some 120 km (75 miles) southeast of the capital Tirana, September 12, 2009. REUTERS/Arben Celi

Women crush grapes with their feet during a wine festival in Berat, some 120 km (75 miles) southeast of the capital Tirana, September 12, 2009. REUTERS/Arben Celi

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<p>An inmate transfers grape juice as a prison guard (R) watches during the grape harvest at the Pinheiro da Cruz prison vineyard in Grandola, southern Portugal, October 1, 2008. REUTERS/Nacho Doce </p>

An inmate transfers grape juice as a prison guard (R) watches during the grape harvest at the Pinheiro da Cruz prison vineyard in Grandola, southern Portugal, October 1, 2008. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

An inmate transfers grape juice as a prison guard (R) watches during the grape harvest at the Pinheiro da Cruz prison vineyard in Grandola, southern Portugal, October 1, 2008. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

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<p>Cesare Mazzetti marks a date stamp on a wine barrel before a wine barrel race in Montepulciano, near Siena, central Italy, September 3, 2006. REUTERS/Daniele La Monaca </p>

Cesare Mazzetti marks a date stamp on a wine barrel before a wine barrel race in Montepulciano, near Siena, central Italy, September 3, 2006. REUTERS/Daniele La Monaca

Cesare Mazzetti marks a date stamp on a wine barrel before a wine barrel race in Montepulciano, near Siena, central Italy, September 3, 2006. REUTERS/Daniele La Monaca

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<p>Bottles of sparkling wine wait for a foil cap at the Ridgeview Wine Estate in Ditchling Common, southern England February 12, 2006. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor</p>

Bottles of sparkling wine wait for a foil cap at the Ridgeview Wine Estate in Ditchling Common, southern England February 12, 2006. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Bottles of sparkling wine wait for a foil cap at the Ridgeview Wine Estate in Ditchling Common, southern England February 12, 2006. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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<p>Ricardo Penalba prepares to taste a wine at Penalba's winery in Aranda de Duero, northern Spain, December 23, 2008. REUTERS/Felix Ordonez </p>

Ricardo Penalba prepares to taste a wine at Penalba's winery in Aranda de Duero, northern Spain, December 23, 2008. REUTERS/Felix Ordonez

Ricardo Penalba prepares to taste a wine at Penalba's winery in Aranda de Duero, northern Spain, December 23, 2008. REUTERS/Felix Ordonez

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<p>Wine merchants visit Vinexpo, the world's biggest wine fair, in Bordeaux, southwestern France, June 22, 2009. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau </p>

Wine merchants visit Vinexpo, the world's biggest wine fair, in Bordeaux, southwestern France, June 22, 2009. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

Wine merchants visit Vinexpo, the world's biggest wine fair, in Bordeaux, southwestern France, June 22, 2009. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau

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<p>A so-called 'wine angel' carries two bottles of wine as she is suspended by steel ropes and lifted up by a motorised winch in front of a wine storage tower in the lobby of the Radisson Blu Hotel at Zurich airport November 17, 2009. The 16 meter high wine tower contains some 4000 bottles of wine and champagne and the 'wine angels' retrieve the bottles ordered by guests from the tower. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann </p>

A so-called 'wine angel' carries two bottles of wine as she is suspended by steel ropes and lifted up by a motorised winch in front of a wine storage tower in the lobby of the Radisson Blu Hotel at Zurich airport November 17, 2009. The 16 meter high...more

A so-called 'wine angel' carries two bottles of wine as she is suspended by steel ropes and lifted up by a motorised winch in front of a wine storage tower in the lobby of the Radisson Blu Hotel at Zurich airport November 17, 2009. The 16 meter high wine tower contains some 4000 bottles of wine and champagne and the 'wine angels' retrieve the bottles ordered by guests from the tower. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

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<p>A bottle of wine chills at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London June 23, 2008. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque </p>

A bottle of wine chills at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London June 23, 2008. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

A bottle of wine chills at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London June 23, 2008. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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<p>Glasses of wine are displayed at the Vinitaly wine expo in Verona April 3, 2009.  REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo </p>

Glasses of wine are displayed at the Vinitaly wine expo in Verona April 3, 2009. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

Glasses of wine are displayed at the Vinitaly wine expo in Verona April 3, 2009. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

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<p>A woman drinks a glass of wine at a restaurant near the beach in Torremolinos, near the southern Spanish city of Malaga, May 13, 2008. REUTERS/Jon Nazca </p>

A woman drinks a glass of wine at a restaurant near the beach in Torremolinos, near the southern Spanish city of Malaga, May 13, 2008. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

A woman drinks a glass of wine at a restaurant near the beach in Torremolinos, near the southern Spanish city of Malaga, May 13, 2008. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

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<p>A vendor serves hot wine to tourists at the traditional "Christkindelsmaerik" (the Christ Child market) in Strasbourg December 7, 2007.  REUTERS/Vincent Kessler </p>

A vendor serves hot wine to tourists at the traditional "Christkindelsmaerik" (the Christ Child market) in Strasbourg December 7, 2007. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler

A vendor serves hot wine to tourists at the traditional "Christkindelsmaerik" (the Christ Child market) in Strasbourg December 7, 2007. REUTERS/Vincent Kessler

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<p>A man drinks wine during a bullfight at the Plaza de Acho bullring in Lima November 25, 2007. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares </p>

A man drinks wine during a bullfight at the Plaza de Acho bullring in Lima November 25, 2007. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

A man drinks wine during a bullfight at the Plaza de Acho bullring in Lima November 25, 2007. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

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<p>A couple drinks wine in a jacuzzi during a promotion campaign at the annual Wedding Folies exhibition in Beirut January 31, 2008. REUTERS/Jamal Saidi </p>

A couple drinks wine in a jacuzzi during a promotion campaign at the annual Wedding Folies exhibition in Beirut January 31, 2008. REUTERS/Jamal Saidi

A couple drinks wine in a jacuzzi during a promotion campaign at the annual Wedding Folies exhibition in Beirut January 31, 2008. REUTERS/Jamal Saidi

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<p>A homeless Russian takes a drink of cheap wine as his friend sleeps off his drunkenness in Moscow on December 29, 1994.    REUTERS/Viktor Korotayev</p>

A homeless Russian takes a drink of cheap wine as his friend sleeps off his drunkenness in Moscow on December 29, 1994. REUTERS/Viktor Korotayev

A homeless Russian takes a drink of cheap wine as his friend sleeps off his drunkenness in Moscow on December 29, 1994. REUTERS/Viktor Korotayev

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<p>A woman poses for a friend's picture at the Vinitaly wine expo in Verona April 3, 2009. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo </p>

A woman poses for a friend's picture at the Vinitaly wine expo in Verona April 3, 2009. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

A woman poses for a friend's picture at the Vinitaly wine expo in Verona April 3, 2009. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

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