Making wine behind bars
22 Aug 2013 by Young Shi
In our Members' forum, Gilberto Colangelo of Bern points out that the inmates of a penal colony on the Tuscan island of Gorgona have also started to make wine. See more here - JR I discovered one recent afternoon in Württemberg in southern Germany that there may be some truth in the saying that it can be harder to break into a prison than to break out of it. Standing at the gate of Steinstrasse prison in Talheim, I was waiting impatiently for its supervisor to turn up. Beside me was my German friend Peter Meye r,  who was born and brought up here and, while teaching geology locally, has been a self-crowned local wine specialist...

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