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Pink Step into Abruzzo Summer with an Orchard Beat

by Sam Dunham

Cellino Attanasio Orchards

Away from the cities, most of seems to remain timeless, with traditions given no more than a modern twist. Jumping therefore into summertime and losing an hour today has little impact, outside more time it seems for our neighbours to be out & about, busy collecting olive prunings and other tree trimmings ready to be left to season over the coming warmer months.

Defined seasons come & go here, bringing changes to lines and colours, as well as small-holding husbandry.  One early pink blast we enjoyed during our first full day of ‘summertime’ was from the region’s (frutteto); these were apricot and peach taken just outside , the grey hues of dusk softening those baroque blossoms…

Cellino Attanasio Orchards