By Dr. Ron Hei | Thursday, June 24th, 2010 at 12:50 am
American Daughter exclusive: Pictures from the Casa del Rio vineyard in Andalusia, Alabama. These fruits are used to create a selection of fine private label brandies.
The vineyard has flourished for years without any leaf damage. These plants are all mature and well-established, and have produced fine fruits year after year. Now we have had a lot of rain, and the air has a musty essence of what could best be described as Camel Dung. The polluted precipitation is burning the lush vegetation.
We are way north inland from the Gulf. Far to the south of us, the Florida Panhandle is littered with ugly oil blobs as well as an overall staining to the beaches.
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