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pretty in purple

i shot this while visiting paso robles in august, 2008. i like the soft background and the light.


spring vineyard

this photo was taken in march at fratelli perata winery in paso robles. those bare vines are certainly popping with fruit now.


staggered

we visited wcp cellars tasting room in paso robles. you’ve got to love their sense of humor.


a rose by any other name

on a recent visit to paso robles, we stopped to visit denis degher at domaine degher. this rose caught my eye.


ladybug, ladybug

on our way home we stopped at mojo cellars for a visit with denis degher, tasted some wine and walked his property. denis thought this ladybug on his vines was a good omen.


hat & chair

just over a year ago, we visited paso robles with friends. jodi set her new hat down on an old chair and i took the picture.


quaint

cambria is on california’s central coast near san luis obispo. it’s a great place to visit and very close to the wonderful wineries of paso robles.

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a gentle reminder

at justin winery in paso robles, they ask you not to park in a very refined manner.


wine guardian

on a visit to starr ranch in paso robles, we assigned guard duty to stevie. she did a stellar job protecting the deodoro wine.


oak & mustard

i was in paso robles last march and shot an oak tree in a mustard field. skies were gray, it was cold, but it was still a magnificent sight. i went back to the same place last week… here’s the same field under sunshine and blue skies.


spring in the air

paso robles is a home away from home for us. heading west on hiway 46 east, we were spellbound by the incredible wildflowers that lit up the hillsides.


watching the vines

last friday was a picture perfect day in paso robles. we spent the late morning at tablas creek vineyards, watching turkey vultures swoop and soar over the vines.


grenache grapes 2009 harvest

we spent a week visiting california’s wine countries from santa barbara to napa valley. at vina robles’ huerhuero vineyard, these grenaches grapes were about to be picked.

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paso panorama

this past weekend was harvest festival weekend in paso robles. laura and i were invited by david, the owner of carina cellars, to his home saturday night and to check out the view from the top of his property.

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paso robles westside

paso robles is hands down our favorite place to visit. we spent an afternoon with friends on the west side yesterday, with gentle breezes and lots of sunshine.

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california golden poppy

the golden poppy is california’s state flower. i shot this in march in cambria while we were touring the paso robles wine country.

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cambria quilt shop

this past march while visiting paso robles, we stayed in cambria. the downtown area is charming, with great bakeries, wine tasting room and arts & crafts.

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templeton at dusk

we just returned from a long weekend in paso robles. i snapped this while we were driving through templeton near dusk.

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austin hope winery in paso robles

we just returned from an incredible weekend in the paso robles, ca wine country. this is a shot approaching the magnificent austin hope and treana tasting room.

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harvest in paso robles

the grapes are just beginning to ripen onĀ  the vine. we visited paso robles during harvest last year and the vineyards were breathtaking.

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