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09.24.2010

Vinography Images: Vines and Sky

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Vines and Sky
One of the things that makes wine so magical is the alchemy that it embodies. The vine's ability to fuse the products of earth and sky into something that somehow can express the sunlight and the soil is fantastic and amazing. When I look at vineyard landscapes I always see the sky as a foil for the vineyard, the matrix in which the green gem of the vineyard is embedded. The vineyard in the photo is a plot of Pinot Noir from Vina Tabali La Serena in Chile's Limari wine region. -- Alder Yarrow

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