2014 Hazelnut Harvest

First signs of the 2014 grape harvest is the hazelnut harvest
nuts (2)
Vaccuming up the nuts is a very dusty job
Unloading the hopper on the harvest machine into a trailer pulled by a tractor
When full the nuts will either be sold in bulk for Nutella or processed in many different products from flour to roasted hazelnut snacks
Hazelnut (1)
Hand vacuuming up nuts the machine can't reach
While the hazelnut harvest is in high gear these nebbiolo grapes are slowly ripening, Nebbiolo is the last red grape here to be harvested.