Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Autumn Grape Leaves at Castoro Cellars

Ripe Grapes on the Vine, © B. Radisavljevic
This is the time of year when wine country is most beautiful. The grapes are almost ready to  harvest in most vineyards. Some have already been harvested. The purple grapes hang heavy from the vines. The leaves are turning various shades of red and gold to complement them. The netting attempts to keep hungry birds from getting the first fruits. You can see the netting if you click to enlarge the photos.

Autumn Leaves on the Vine, © B. Radisavljevic
Wineries are preparing to make merry in their harvest and first crush events. The colorful leaves are like banners inviting people to come and taste when all is accomplished. Soon we will be smelling grapes as we drive by at night on 46 West. Let the festivities begin!

While you wait for the harvest festivals, why not work a puzzle like this one?

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