Romance, the past and family strains combine in the pleasurable book set on a family vineyard in Bordeaux. Love blooms between a young woman working in the vineyard home and their college age son. Nicole is working to save for college abroad, is struggling with her lack of relationship with her mother while enjoying the vineyard owner’s wife’s company. The son, Andy, returns from college and falls in love with Nicole. There are so many more parts to the story, though, things the characters must face and work through as the year progresses.