The University of Georgia Studies Abroad Program in Cortona, Italy, hosted its annual harvest on Sunday, Sept. 15 where students attending the program picked the grapes off of the vines and crushed the fruit with their feet to release the fruit juice. The students were led in this ancient tradition by local professional Enea Emiliani and his two young sons. Through the months-long process of fermentation, the grape juice will eventually turn into wine for the community. The vineyard is located on the terraces of the Severini School on UGA's property, and it's an annual tradition for the students and the staff. This year, the crop brought in 330 pounds of grapes, which is the record high in the past four years. The UGA Cortona program is offered every fall, spring and summer terms and specializes in art-related and fashion merchandising classes for students not only at the University of Georgia, but around the country.

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