Sunday, June 19, 2011

Vineyard housekeeping

Spraying the vines - count the sprays!
We had to move very fast yesterday to move the cars so as to avoid them getting a good dose of whatever it is that the farmer sprays on his vines.

My latest posts and sketching and painting in Provence are:


ruth said...

i'm afraid it is far from organic...

Kathryn Law said...

It's poison. Having lived in Italy for a year and worked as an English teacher for large vintners, I can tell you that they don't wash it off before they make the wine, either. As romantic as those vineyards always look, they regularly reek of poison.