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The Ripening Sun: One Woman and the Creation of a Vineyard

Paperback. Pub Date: 2004 07 Pages: 400 in Publisher: Random House UK In 1990 Patricia Atkinson and her husband moved to the the Dordogne planning to earn their living as financial consultants. While an the employee tended their small vineyard Then disaster struck - the stock-market crashed and a debilitating illness sent her husband back to England - and Patricia was left to salvage their life savings from the vineyards. What follows is a remarkable tale of transformation and triumph.

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