Grands crus, grande misère
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Grands crus, grande misère
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Great wines, great poverty

In France, with its seasonal and part-time work, the wine industry represents a corridor of poverty along the Gironde estuary. In the Médoc, it overlaps with an area producing some prestigious wines. The vineyards contribute to making the département of Gironde the poorest region in Aquitaine.
A report by Julien Fouchet for France 2's magazine programme "Envoyé spécial".

Guests: Julien Fouchet, journalist at France 2; Jean-Paul Schwindt, economist and sociologist, author of "Vins et vignerons suisses à l'épreuve de la mondialisation : défis et perspectives".

Presenter: Dominique Laresche.