My morning walks in the vineyard have been few and far between these days. Trying to get to the beach by 8am (it is cooler and no one is there) and the sunrise not happening until 6:45am makes it a challenge. I am enjoying long weekend morning walks though. Of course the grapes are doing… Continue reading Gorgeous Grapes
Papilio Machoan. Old World Swallowtail. Resting on the vines. A chance encounter. Being in the right place at the right time. I love the dewdrops.
The vines are awake from their winter sleep. Even though we've lived in this vineyard for four years (time flies) we are still in awe watching the life cycle of the vines. Nature is amazing. I was able to catch a couple of photos of the "tears" on the vines this year. This happens when… Continue reading Tears and Leaves in the Vineyard
November arrived here upon the droplets of fog that blanketed our village last night and this morning. It made for some stunning photo opportunities. I hope you enjoy them. An alien invasion, perhaps?! Nature is truly amazing. We all need to take the time to enjoy the simple things in life. Especially now. In nature… Continue reading November Arrived Upon Droplets of Fog
If you've been reading my blog for the past three years then you probably noticed my lack of grape and vineyard photos this summer. No daily updates and photos of how any number of different bunches of grapes were ripening. No videos or photos of the harvest. 2020 has been a difficult year in so… Continue reading The Wrath of Mother Nature