Boskydel by Carla Sutton
The grapes are ripe and it is time to get them off of the vine and in to the fermentation tanks! Today marks the start of the 2008 Harvest for Boskydel Winery and Vineyards. Dad has been into viticulture (growing grapes) an oenology (the study of wines/wine-making) for over forty years now. What started in the basement evolved into a full-fledged business (he had five sons to raise . . . they needed something to do). And, he’s still going strong!
If you visit the website and take a tour of the tasting room (there is a slide show presentation embedded), you may recognize where I got the idea on how to “hang art” in a room (Dad’s “Wall of Bartered Art”). This print by Carla Sutton represents the view from the winery parking lot. Here’s the photographic equivalent that I snapped this past summer while I was home on a visit.
Here’s a shot of a thistle growing up through a vine. Obviously, this “weed” was missed, but . . . a nice contrast nonetheless.
Thistle Among the Vine
And last but not least, a print by Scott Jacobs . . .