With its abundance of natural beauty, great food, and kind people, the Dievole vineyard was a splendid home-base for my photo workshop. I studied the quality of light which mingled with the leaves in the evening, and the way the sun spilled over the mountains in the morning. The silvery coloration of the olive trees shimmered gently in the breeze, mere days from harvest. As Autumn unfolded before me, the vineyard was transformed from green to a brilliant golden hue.
lone Cypress tree at the bottom of the frame anchored the scene, and
the meandering path vanished into the rolling horizon bordered by olive
trees and endless rows of Sangiovese wine grapes. Rustic homes are
nestled into the contours of this fertile land, and there in the
distance, a smoking chimney invites us to ponder the feast cooking