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Why building your own vineyard is a complete waste of time

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a multitude of gaming consoles, must be in want of a life. And yet gaming is evolving. It’s no longer the preserve of teenage boys or men over the age of thirty who wish they were still teenage boys. Gaming is everywhere. […]

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Amateur winemakers die treading grapes

Two amateur winemakers died last weekend treading grapes for home-made wine. Daniel Moulin, 48, and Gérard Dachis, 50, of Roiffieux, northern Ardeche died from carbon dioxide poisoning.  They were crushing grapes in the traditional manner with their feet, in a vat that was approximately four square metres in size.  The grapes belonged to a small-scale […]

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