Chaumette is one of Missouri’s many wonderful wineries. They have a nice selection of their own wines in addition to a great kitchen serving lunch and dinners. Sit on their porch for an unending view of the Ozarks low rolling hills. If you do not want to drive home after a nice dinner, stay inContinue reading “Chaumette”
This is one of many wineries in Missouri. It is located not far from Historic Ste. Genevieve, an original French settlement on the Missouri side of the Mississippi river. Wine making in Missouri goes back to the 1830s and is know for some of the finest wine in the United States. While this area isContinue reading “Chaumette Winery”
One of my favorite places to visit. These are the Chalets at Chaumette Winery in Ste. Genevieve Missouri. A 90 minute drive from St. Louis, this is a great place for a day trip or overnight. You can get one of their very nice Villas for the night; you can have a nice dinner atContinue reading “Chaumette Villas”
Missouri has a long history of being a first class wine producing state. The St. Louis area has many great wineries near-by and this is one of my favorite. Chaumette Vinyards and Winery is located in scenic Ste. Genevieve county and features great wine, dining and “chalets” for overnight stays. This is the main buildingContinue reading “Chaumette”
As we head into Fall, a good way to enjoy the nice weather and take in the scenery is to visit a local winery near you. Many of these places are set on high hills or bluffs which provide spectacular views. This photo was taken for from one of Chaumette Winery’s Chalets overlooking farms surroundingContinue reading “Spectacular view in Ste. Genevieve County”
With Fall just around the corner now is the time to start thinking about heading out to a local winery or an interesting B&B out in the country. This is a photo of the “Chalets” at Chaumette Vineyards and Winery near scenic St. Genevieve, Missouri. Chaumette has it all: winery, restaurant and their beautiful Chalets.Continue reading “Chaumette Chalets”
Missouri’s St. Genevieve, situated in the rolling hills of the Ozarks, is an old historic town surrounded by scenic countryside. Here is an old barn restored by a local winery.
If you drive in rural areas you can still find one room schoolhouses. Here is a well maintained example in northern Michigan. Interestingly the school yard is now a vineyard for a neighboring winery. Click on the photo to enlarge.
I used to think that getting in tight on a subject may make a more interesting photo and, that may be the case. However, over the years I have noticed that the wide lenses add more drama and so I have been adding wider and wider lenses to my stock over time. This photo is ofContinue reading “Using wide lenses to add drama”