You are here:  Home >> Don't quote me >> Green shoots in the Yarra
Latest articles
Green shoots in the Yarra
23 Feb 2009 by Leanne De Bortoli
Leanne De Bortoli sends the following report from the heart of post-bushfires Yarra Valley. We have been and are still a little vulnerable from what has occurred with the fires. It was only a couple of days later when I visited Steels Creek (over the hill from us) that I saw the extent of the damage through there. More than half the homes have been destroyed, lives were lost and the beautiful bush completely ravaged. A real shock to the system. However, today, my daughter Kate went over to Steels Creek and photographed some belladonnas coming up through the ashen landscape. A wonderful sign of regeneration amongst all the...

Sorry, this page is available only to current Purple Pages members. If you're not a member, why not join today and meet a lively community of fellow wine enthusiasts?

If you are already a Purple Pager, please log in.

Sign up for Purple Pages
  • 10500 articles (two new most days) and 96793 tasting notes
  • Exclusive online access to The Oxford Companion to Wine
  • Exclusive online access to all the World Atlas of Wine maps
  • Lively and intelligent Members' forum
  • Completely independent news, comment and inside tips
Join now
£6.99 a month or £69 a year
(Available in GBP, USD, EUR or AUD)
Contact us | Team Jancis | Site FAQs | Join now | Terms and Conditions | Privacy policy | Site map | RSS
© Copyright 2000-2014 Jancis Robinson