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I love the promise of this photo. The unknown over the hill, the flock of birds, the morning light.

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The dawn was breathtaking.

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Nature in all its morning glory.

 

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The two photos below were taken almost a month later. Look at how many of the leaves have fallen since the photos above. It was so beautiful this morning – these give you a sense of it but not nearly as good as it was in reality. Wow wow wow.

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Once all the leaves have dropped in a couple of weeks (end Nov/ early Dec) Sean will start the pruning marathon that will keep him busy all winter. Pruning is a very important part of setting the strategy for parcel – it will be a determinant of the quality of wine you want to produce on that part of the vineyard.

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