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Light wine

In France, the grape harvest began at the end of August. Claude Vialade lives in the Languedoc-Roussillon region, near to Narbonne, and is a spokesperson for a new type of drink: light wine. It's made from the same grape varieties used in traditional wine, but with a lower alcohol content and less sugar.

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