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Elderly brothers drown in wine vat

Two sibling vintners drowned in a vat of grape must in Naoussa, Imathia prefecture, on Friday, police said.

According to local reports, 83-year-old Agamemnon Melitzanis fell into the vat after while stirring the grape must and his younger brother, 75-year-old Antonis Melitzanis, dived in to help him.

The brothers were found by workers on their estate, which has been producing the Xinomavro variety of wine for decades.