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Ancient societies punished hubris, the boundless pride of humans wanting to be God. A rule for human life was carved into the Delphi temple: “Nothing in excess.” This common belief also applies to wine-growing: controlling yields, vatting periods and temperatures is all about achieving a balance and a harmony of elements and ensuring that the different tasks complement each other. Winegrowers work accordingly before handing over the baton to winemakers who cannot ignore the pressing needs of nature imposed by the climate and soil. Everyone plays a part in the overall understanding of the subject. Everyone shares in the common truth and plays a part in ensuring that it flourishes.