Saturday, February 13, 2010

French Vineyard in Winter

Ever wonder what the vineyards in France look like during the off season? Well, if you were in the Languedoc-Roussillon region right now, this is likely what you would see. . . Empty, mature vines that look more like twisted arms reaching up from the ground. The stone shed is a "Capitelle" or, "shepherd's hut", which once provided shelter for the field workers from the scorching Mediterranean sun.

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