Annual Harvest at Channing Daughters Winery

At one Long Island winery, they crush the grapes the way the Romans did—with their feet. Sophie Menin on what this means for their wine.

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The field blend of grapes for the wine Mosaico.

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A member of the vineyard crew standing in waders on whole grapes at the beginning of crush.

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A one ton bin of grapes toward the end of the crush.

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Skin fermented Pinot Grigio for a wine called Ramato (the Italian for coppery) being bucketed out of the bin and into the press.

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The winemaker Christopher Tracy.

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