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Magazine Archives: June 30, 2005

Winery Workers Go Wooly

Lynn Alley
Issue: June 30, 2005


It's hard to find good vineyard help, so some wineries are turning to four-legged employees to handle the maintenance. Don Watson, owner of Colorado-based Rocky Mountain Wooly Weeders, has been carting his flock of East Friesian sheep to wineries in Napa and Sonoma and renting out their services for about $100 an hour.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands June 30, 2005.

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