Walt just told me that in 2017, the first grapes in the Renaudière vineyard, where we live, were harvested on September 1. They were Chardonnay grapes, which seem always to be the first to be taken in. We'll see what happens today — or next week.
The neighbors' view of our house from their yard, with splashes of color
A view of the neighbors' house, taken in their yard — they've gone back to Blois for the winter
Tomatoes in our garden, many of which Walt has now harvested and made into sauce and paste