One of the excitements this summer has been my trail camera. I set it up to see what happens in the vineyard when we are all asleep. Mainly the deer go on eating the grapes and sometimes foxes come by to see if we remembered to shut the chickens in. Last night I changed the angle a bit and ...A hare not a rabbit
As the grapes become sweet the deer come out of the woods and gorge themselves on the grapes. As a wildlife friendly vineyard we don't mind sharing a bit!
Normal deer view, scampering off up the row
August rain turns a potential problem into a potential vintage year
When the red grapes start to turn from green to their final dark red it means harvest for them will be 40 days from that colour change.
Sue Temperley writes the Wine and Wildlife blog.