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Chris Butler ©Stars and StripesNierstein am Rhein, Germany, October, 1947: At the Louis Guntrum winery, grapes brought in from the vineyards are poured into a large vat. The 1947 wines were not expected to be a top vintage because of a drought in the Rhinehessen area, on the west bank of the Rhine between Bingen and Worms.

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