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By GeorgePlatis
This is an image of grape in early growth as it is, during this time of season. It is a blessed plant together with Olive tree among all other plants of Greece and it is absolutely connected with Greek customs, Orthodox religion and generally with Greek civilization as it could be seen in many representations in ancient ceramics or it is reported in ancient Greek epic poems like "Iliad" of Homer. From this plant we produce wine, ouzo, retsina and it also gives us grapes which can be eaten raw as a summer fruit.

Thank you all for your votes and comments in my last upload, which are all appreciated very much!

Tags: Flowers and plants Grapes Grapevine

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Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
14 May 2013 4:15PM
This is so lovely George !! I also live in a wine producing region with lots of grapevines around. few things are as lovely as new leaves and clusters forming Smile

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14 May 2013 4:18PM
It is coming along nicely George. Ours are far behind these.

Mrsbass 5 2 1 United Kingdom
14 May 2013 4:30PM
Very nice image of this wonderful fruit George of which we can make many pleasurable things with!!
ColleenA Plus
5 367 6 Australia
14 May 2013 4:32PM
A great capture g
George, not quite ready for the wine bottle yet
gajewski Plus
13 10 9 United States
14 May 2013 4:40PM
I couldn't help but notice this shot because the vine in our backyard in Southern California is at the same stage right now.
Nice shot here.
14 May 2013 5:14PM
A super image, George and very interesting write up!

14 May 2013 7:04PM
Great image George
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
14 May 2013 7:46PM
Great to see the early stages---lots of reasons to enjoy the fruit as well!
14 May 2013 8:59PM
A super image
ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
14 May 2013 9:20PM
Great image,

14 May 2013 9:28PM
Beautiful image George.
14 May 2013 10:08PM
Lovely image George..Lin
Rende 11 38 4 Netherlands
15 May 2013 12:17PM
Beautiful composition, light and detail George.
morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
16 May 2013 11:00AM
Superb image, wonderful light and composition, beautifully captured

I love the contrasting greens in this photo..great light and detail George..


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