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Workers collect white grapes in the vineyards of the famed Chateau Haut Brion, a Premier Grand Cru des Graves, during the grape harvest in Pessac-Leognan, near Bordeaux, southwestern France. Scientists using biomolecular analysis of ancient amphorae have proven that winemaking began in France as early as the fifth century BC, when local Celts picked up viticultural techniques from seafaring Etruscans from central Italy.