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French wine crisis worsens as exports tumble

SHARP SLIDE French wine growers appealed to the government for help as exports dropped 13 percent in volume in the first quarter amid stiff global competition

AFP , PARIS

"Wholesalers can go to Spain and buy wines at half price, but I don't have the right to go there and buy half-price pesticides," he added.

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