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Wednesday, 21 January 2015

Shiraz amid Roses ...........




Our Barossa Valley is looking very lush at the moment
with its mile-upon-mile of vineyards laden with grapes
almost ripe for the picking

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I understand wine-growers plant roses amid vines
for early detection of fungal diseases
but aesthetically they add much 
to the beauty of the valley




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8 comments:

Gunn said...

Looks pretty, and it feels like "medicine" on a cold winter morning here up in the north of Europe.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

The roses look gorgeous amongst the vines, what a very goods idea.. roses really do have a lot of 'enemies' :)

Stephanie said...

Stunning images in this mosaic collage.

William Kendall said...

Beautiful colours, particularly that rose!

Joe said...

A Barossa Shiraz would go down very well Dianne.

John "By Stargoose And Hanglands" said...

Didn't know that. I like the roses but like the wine even more!

Kays Kids said...

I love the bloom on the grapes. Plus the roses are a bonus.
Hugs Kay

Jack said...

Such a nice series of photographs.

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