I was at Quivira Vineyards today at the end of West Dry Creek Road. Talk about curb appeal. Tom Scott , the director of hospitality, had a new strategy to make cars put on their brakes and stop at his gorgeous winery. Not for the happy pigs which you will meet ( I couldn’t resist this photo)
It was the tall unruly flowers obstructing the view that weren’t doing the trick. So he put an ad for a FARMER on the world wide web and Jim saw the ad and called Tom from his home in Boulder, Colorado. After speaking with the bio-dynamic farmer with a desire to return to California, they made a deal.
And Jim and his pooch Chico moved not only back to California, but to a lovely home on the Quivira vineyards.
I just met Jim this morning and thought he was one of the luckiest people in the world. He walks a few yards to work, and creates and tends the veggies and flowers that make people pull over and sniff. He’s about 7 feet tall not counting the Colorado cowboy hat. He is a bio-dynamic professor, farmer and in my humble opinion, an artist.