September brings a sense of freedom to the plot. I went down to Plot 35a after yet another downpour, when the grass was still glistening wet but the sun had been out long enough to dry the rain off the grapes, which are starting to turn from green to purple. Growth is starting to slow, [...]
Warming up in front of a fire, with ox cheeks braising slowly and parsnips roasting in the oven, a big glass of Chianti and a decent movie, that’s a good day right there.
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