Grape Expectations

Grape Expectations

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qa€˜Delicious.a€™ I licked my lips. The wine filled me with joy. A picture of a vineyard drenched in sunlight formed in my mind. Sean drew me rudely back to the lounge of our semi-d. 'How can they be in liquidation if they make wine this good?a€™q When Caro and Sean find the perfect ten-hectare vineyard in Saussignac, it seems their dreams of becoming wine-makers in the south of France are about to come true. But they arrive in France with their young family (a toddler and a newborn) to be faced with a dilapidated eighteenth-century farmhouse and an enterprise that may never, ever make them a living. Undeterred by mouse infestations, a leaking roof, treacherous hordes of insects, visits from the local farm a€˜policea€™ and a nasty accident with an agricultural trimmer, Caro and Sean set about transforming their a€˜beyond eccentrica€™ winery into a successful business as they embark on the biggest adventure of their lives a€“ learning to make wine from the roots up.He estimated that a quick repair of the roof would be a couple of thousand. ... With the underground cable safely installed, Christophea#39;s two electricians appeared in another new Mercedes van, ready to rewire the winery in cool, peace andanbsp;...

Title:Grape Expectations
Author:Caro Feely
Publisher:Summersdale Publishers LTD - ROW - 2012-06-04


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