Children do not want to pursue the vintage: "no money"
In fact, for some it is the first time you see them with clusters. Marcos, Javier, Sergio and Manuel, who take turns to carry a box, with the grapevines are experienced family, at home (Marcos, which is in the parish of Ois) or their grandparents. "It's more fun to go to class," says Mark your reasons-that is nearly all-to join this activity. "Well, here stains" qualifies Javier. "The best thing is to tread the grapes, but they're just going to make some. I last year at my grandfather I wore a swimsuit and then I sucked her feet," enthuses Manuel. "In mine do not step, we machine," says the OIS. At the back of the property, in a group of girls carrying an empty box there are also familiar with some vintage under his belt, and also considered a fun activity, but improved in the logistics: "There should be a tap, because hands stay all sticky, "says Irene.
To tap or not, there is enthusiasm. Almost as much as disorder. "Look to the scissors, which found two boxes," says the adult who is now in the tractor trailer. The scissors are the grail of child vendimiador. In just over an hour, the reporter received two requests for tool and a complaint of another to which he had been broken. But Fernando Hit, Ártabra Vinas, the winegrower host, has no complaints about this type of collection system of the Locust. "Harvested quite well. Last year there were almost to brush," he says, though she says, perhaps anticipating a possible charge of child-operator that afternoon professional laborers will have to come to give a return to the vineyards. Last year, the kids did manage 1,500 kilos of grapes. "Even they were determined to carry the boxes when you wanted to help them out because you saw them bent."
Hit The grandfather, Benigno, instructs the kids and some scissors ("Non are cut, poisons"). "Of course they fall many pineapples grapes, but there are some that do well. Last year was a prey of San Pedro which was great," judged professionally. Learners will grapegatherers unfinished, but are appearing on other matters within the trade, as the interest in meteorology. "I already saw MeteoGalicia". "For me at eltiempoalreves.com" listening behind a row of vines two kids when it starts to drizzle.
Anyway, the big moment is at noon, school Atocha, when to tread the grapes. Hundreds of children huddle to watch and cheer as heroes to their partners, barefoot and rolled up, surround wooden barrel waiting for their turn. "You feel a little cold," says Miriam to leave the Cuba and his first experience with wine making.
The reasons for the coup Fernando came up with the idea of Vendima Child and proposed to ANPAS the colleges and the City is that "this was an area of great winemaking tradition, and is now a residual activity.'re Just seven wineries Wine qualifying for the designation of the Earth. It is with knowledge of the work of their ancestors, I appreciate and love fuck you ". Neither he nor teachers going through their heads that this activity may involve the promotion of wine consumption among infants. "This is more a work activity. Thing to do is work with them and teach them that they have to have more responsible consumption," says Serafin Cerredelo, one of the teachers who have been patrolling vineyards and children.
What is also clear is that this session of contact with traditional jobs will awaken vocations grape wine, at least in most participants. When asked would you like to do this more?, Led the group of enthusiasts haulers boxes, all shake their heads and one of them, Javier, was sincere: "This does not give money."