ERO-Geratebau grape harvester
Grape harvesting always evokes images of students toiling under the sun on some Pyrenean hillside. But the truth is that 90% of grapes around the world are harvested mechanically, thanks to the fact that a single machine can do as much as 50 or more pickers. The only exception to that is smaller vineyards and ultra-posh ones in France, which insist on harvesting by hand or impose such punitive restrictions that using a machine is impossible. See also: Unusual harvesters: lettuce-cutting […]