Vineyards in winter

Vineyards in winter

Now is the season to prune the vineyard. Cut branches are burnt in such old barrels; when you walk in the vineyards, you can see a few people wearing big coats working and smoke rising from the barrels.

Picture taken in the Champagne region, on February 26th, 2015

 

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Swowdrops

snowdrop

These white flowers are able to blossom even in the snow, but there was no snow today 😦

Picture taken in the Champagne region, on February 27th, 2015.