Channeling through the dense, boundless cloud of Sweetpepperbush underbrush beneath the high canopy of Zaitz woods quickly takes on a meditative ease. While there are intriguingly lovely twists and turns, your eyes are met with a constant, calming view and, on the perfectly flat path, you can let your feet think for themselves.
Meadows, playgrounds and athletic fields and a native plant garden that Girl Scouts were in the process of planting in October buffer the woods from Southfield Road.
I’m eager to return next Summer when the sea of Sweetpepperbush or “Summersweet” bursts into bloom!
AS A WINE:
A Mendocino Pinot Noir that gives you a lot to think about, thanks to the cool fog that keeps its character and flavor profile nice and complicated.