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Italy's famed wine region threatened by wild game

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 - 05:50

Italian wine growers and farmers in Chianti have erected fences to keep out an exploding population of wild boar and deer which are attracted to the sugary grapes meant for the prized Classico Chianti.

Gaiole in Chianti, Italy

FENCES are rising. There is talk of a brutal and destructive insurgency, invasions and a slaughter that could include hundreds of thousands in the years ahead.

If that sounds something like a war, the battlefield is the prized vineyards of Chianti, Italy's

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