Sauternes in a spin over possible child cancer connection to vineyard spraying

Concerns are raised after a government report fails to rule out a link between vineyard spraying and cancer rates. The cost of producing France’s greatest sweet wines could be measured in more than simply dollars and cents, as claims emerge that vineyard sprays in the Sauternes region could be causing an alarming spike in child cancer rates. Britain’s Daily Telegraph newspaper reports that a former mayor of the town of Preignac has called for an investigation.

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