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Ask a Winemaker: What's the Hardest Part of Your Job?
The life of a winemaker sounds pretty darn good: walking in the vineyards, working outdoors, tasting the wines from big cellar barrels...but every job has its challenges, and making wine sure ain't easy. You only get one chance a year to get it right—and then you have to make sure you can sell all those bottles!
We asked 18 winemakers from around the world about the challenges of the job. Here's what they had to say.
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