A new PBS documentary is examining at the contributions of Mexican Americans in the wine industry of California’s Napa Valley.

“Harvest Season,” scheduled to begin airing Monday on most PBS stations as part of the Independent Lens series, shows how the Mexican Americans have shaped the industry as farmworkers and later vineyard owners in one of the richest wine regions in the world.

The film follows winemaker Gustavo Brambila, Mexican migrant worker Rene Reyes and wine entrepreneur Vanessa Robledo as they battle weather, climate change and wildfires.

In this Aug. 25, 2017 photo provided by Quiet Pictures, Manuel Paniagua, 72, shows his hands after a lifetime of work in the vineyards in Napa, Calif. (Roberto
In this Aug. 25, 2017 photo provided by Quiet Pictures, Manuel Paniagua, 72, shows his hands after a lifetime of work in the vineyards in Napa, Calif. (Roberto “Bear” Guerra/Quiet Pictures via AP)

Director Bernardo Ruiz said he wanted his project to show that people of Mexican descent have been a part of the U.S. history since its founding and winemaker is just one industry where this is evident.

In this Aug. 25, 2017 photo provided by Quiet Pictures, veteran winemaker Gustavo Brambila hand labels one of the roughly 40,000 bottles he produces every year in Napa, Calif. (Roberto
In this Aug. 25, 2017 photo provided by Quiet Pictures, veteran winemaker Gustavo Brambila hand labels one of the roughly 40,000 bottles he produces every year in Napa, Calif. (Roberto “Bear” Guerra/Quiet Pictures via AP)
In this Aug. 24, 2017 photo provided by Quiet Pictures, Vanessa Robledo, a Mexican American grape grower and entrepreneur, walks through one her mother's three vineyards in Napa, Calif. (Roberto
In this Aug. 24, 2017 photo provided by Quiet Pictures, Vanessa Robledo, a Mexican American grape grower and entrepreneur, walks through one her mother’s three vineyards in Napa, Calif. (Roberto “Bear” Guerra/Quiet Pictures via AP)
In this Aug. 24, 2017 photo provided by Quiet Pictures, Vanessa Robledo, a grape grower and entrepreneur, walks through one of her mother's vineyard rows to check the grape's sugar levels in Napa, Calif. (Roberto
In this Aug. 24, 2017 photo provided by Quiet Pictures, Vanessa Robledo, a grape grower and entrepreneur, walks through one of her mother’s vineyard rows to check the grape’s sugar levels in Napa, Calif. (Roberto “Bear” Guerra/Quiet Pictures via AP)

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