Blend of nations

Last updated 13:15 28/03/2014
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Derek Flynn

Some of Giesen Wines 2014 harvest staff

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Every year Giesen Wines hangs flags on light posts around its Riverlands winery to represent the nationalities of the staff working during the harvest.

There are flags to represent the nations of, from left,

Jordi Abril from Catalonia, Spain

Vivien Larue from Burgundy, France

Blair Gillingham from British Columbia, Canada

Tiphaine Cugat from Burgundy, France

Mathieu Stepien from Champagne, France

Andres Puga from Mendoza, Argentina

The New Zealand and the Maori flags are also flying, along with the flags of Australia, Austria, Chile, Finland, Portugul, Scotland, the United Kingdom and the United States.

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