Through companionship with the ground
a grapevine grows. It opens
into the earth's darkness and flies.
It becomes selfless in the presence
of its origin and learns what it really is.
Rumi, translated by Coleman Barks
|Pinot noir vines of a Premier Cru vineyard in Gevrey Chambertin, Burgundy, France.|
|Worker harvests pinot noir in vineyard near Eguisheim, Alsace province, France.|
|Even though it has nine highly-regarded Grand Cru vineyards, the village of Gevrey-Chambertin in Burgundy, France's Côte de Nuits appellation has many village-level vineyards such as this one in full harvest just outside of town.|
|Harvest near Gevrey-Chambertin in Burgundy, France's Côte de Nuits appellation.|
|Harvesting pinot noir in vineyard near Eguisheim, Alsace province, France.|
|Signature cross in front of world-famous Romanée-Conti vineyard above Vosne-Romanée village, Burgundy province, France.|
|Vineyard inside of Pinot noir glass.|
All photographs and text © 2015 Janis Miglavs