Female Migrant Farmworkers Push Back Against Machismo and Abuse in California’s Wine Country

Viticulture, or la uva, “the grape,” as Sofia and other Latino farmworkers refer to the sector, also draws undocumented workers, mostly from Mexico and Central America. Journeying to the United States to work is the dream held and died for by hundreds of thousands, but the reality is hard work, long hours, and meager pay.