At I understand it, wine making is really easy:
First you grow grapes, then pick them when they are ripe. Once they are picked you squash all the juice out of them. Traditionally this is done with the feet, but most people use a machine of some sort now.
are used to fertilize the vines
Take your own plastic container
Perhaps you understand now why Susan doesn't let me make wine and we instead buy it from experts. These photos were taken at the Simoneau winery, Domaine de la Rablais at St Georges sur Cher, where Carine and her family are the experts and make really tasty and interesting wine. She took time out of a hectic day of picking and pressing to show us how they make their wines, which was extraordinarily generous of her.