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Georgian pig herder takes grappa with lunch

Data Tsitsashvili, a 63-year-old pig herder having lunch in the forest while his pigs are feeding on acorns hidden under the leaves. He usually drinks a few shots of "cha-cha" as part of his lunch of bread, cheese, and garlic. He makes "cha-cha" at home from a small vineyard behind his house. Gambori Mountains, Kakheti region, Soviet Georgia.

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