Zester Daily contributor Tina Caputo is a wine, food and lifestyle writer based in Northern California. Her stories have also appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, Wine Review Online, VisitCalifornia.com and Sonoma magazine.
The ax strikes the tree with a dry, hollow crack. The man wielding it carefully uses the edge of the blade to pry a
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