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Wordless Wednesday: Birds of a Feather

Wordless Wednesday: Birds of a Feather

Snapped this picture in November outside of Bouchon Bakery in Yountville. The bird in the center was stubborn and wouldn't give in to peer pressure, refusing to turn around. Seemed like he thought he might get the advantage on any crumbs that fell behind the bench this way!
Filling Wine Barrels at Mondavi

Filling Wine Barrels at Mondavi

Wine making isn't the same as it used to be when people crushed the grapes with a hand-turning press, but it's still a very hands-on industry. This is especially true of the premium Reserve wines from Robert Mondavi Vineyards, where barrels are hand filled before aging.