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read The Ripening Sun One Woman and the Creation of a Vineyard mobi ¾ ebook Å [Reading] ➾ The Ripening Sun One Woman and the Creation of a Vineyard By Patricia Atkinson – Gym-apparel.co.uk For most people giving up the day job and moving to a beautiful area of France and living off the vinesFor most people giving up the day job and moving to a beautiful area of France and living off the vines is an impossible but delicious dream In 1990 Patricia Atkinson and her husband decided to sell up in Britain and emigrate to the Dordogne Their idea was to buy a house with a few vines attached and employ someone to tend to the wine while they earned their living with some financia What a lovely story Inspiring moving and very enjoyable Lots of detail on winemaking but written in an interesting involving way that made me picture everything and imagine what it was like to be thereI don't know how the author found time to write the story

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L consultancy work There followed a series of disasters the stock market crashed leaving their small holding as their sole source of income; the first red wine harvest turned to vinegar; and Patricia's husband returned to Britain unable to cope with the stress He never returned Patricia Atkinson whose only knowledge of wine up to that moment was 'that it came from a bottle' and who h Loved it Not at all what I expected I thought it would be a fun light story of moving to France It was an easy and satisfying read BUT also with major heartbreaks and personal struggles Only gripe is that they needed to pay one person a few bucks to read it and fix all the little French snippets of dialogue Horrifying amount of mistakes sometimes the same French word would be spelled differently two ways on the same page Decided to laugh about it and read and enjoy it anyways Seriously though not that hard to find someone who writes correct French

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The Ripening Sun One Woman and the Creation of a VineyardAd not a word of French was left to salvage their life savings form the vineyards What follows is a remarkable story of struggle and transformation whereby her tiny 4 hectare plot has become a major estate of 21 hectares where her Clos d'Yvigne wines have won awards and been adopted by wine merchants throughout the world and where she has been hailed as a superstar by UK wine writers I really enjoyed reading this story of a woman buying a vineyard learning French in the process and battling on her own but being triumphant at the end There are sad parts and her marriage founders don't think I am giving anything away there but overall an entertaining read I never knew there was so much to producing a good wine