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Vineyard Poppies
California Poppies are soon to come on the rapidly greening hillsides of Northern California as we turn the corner towards Spring. Of course in the Southern Hemisphere, fruit is hanging heavy on the vine a couple of months before harvest. But a Spring-like mood drew me to this image from the Casa Lapostolle Clos Apalta winery in Chile. -- Alder Yarrow

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