A New Leaf
So much attention is paid to the fruit of the vine. Everything in wine, at least from the standpoint of the drinker, is about the grapes. Grape vines are particularly beautiful, though, especially as they are just unfurling their downy little leaves as Andy has so nicely captured here. And more than beautiful, leaves play a crucial role in displaying the health of the vine, shading the fruit, and converting sunlight into the sugars from which we derive so much pleasure. -- Alder Yarrow
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