We ended the day at Villa Appalaccia Winery where they been growing Italian grapes and turning out some nice dry wines. Arrivederci.
As a reward, he also got his picture taken.
Lale insisted Matt take several pictures of this native plant.
There was a beautiful flame azalea bush in bloom.
Lale and her mom.
On our last day, we took advantage of the great weather and took a drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway. We had lunch at Mabry Mill.
Matt's dad, Bernie, and his wife recently purchased this idyllic home in eastern Tennessee.
During the enumerable bus rides we ended up on that day, we were told of a great view of the house from a lake nearby. Matt stopped on the way out to capture it.