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06.24.2016

Vinography Images: Unglamorous Work

Unglamorous Work SEBASTOPOL, CA: A cellar worker at Kosta Browne Winery uses high heat steam to sterilize wooden oak barrels in Sebastopol, California. Barrel sterlization is an important part of clean winemaking for many producers. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these... continue reading

06.17.2016

Vinography Images: It's Nice to be King

It's Nice to be King HEALDSBURG, CA: Kendall-Jackson's Sentinel Oak is perched above the fog near Healdsburg, California. The company has been buying up more boutique winery properties lately, including Siduri, and most recently Copain. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these... continue reading

06.10.2016

Vinography Images: Vine Viewing

Vine Viewing TEMECULA, CA: Hot air balloons prepare to take flight near Monte De Oro Winery in Temecula, California. Temecula Valley, Southern California's Wine Country, located 90 miles southeast of Los Angeles and one hour north of San Diego, attracts over a million visitors each year. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set... continue reading

06.03.2016

Vinography Images: Moon Oak

Moon Oak LOS OLIVOS, CA: A full moon sets over a vineyard at Beckmen Vineyards on February 24, 2016, near Los Olivos, California as vineyards are flush with the green of Spring. California is experiencing its first major heatwave of the season, ushering out the green for the golden browns of Summer. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag... continue reading

05.27.2016

Vinography Images: New Life

New Life SANTA YNEZ, CA: Vineyards and hillsides in Happy Canyon shine green thanks to winter rain in Santa Ynez, California. Much of California Wine Country is pretty happy these days thanks to the much needed moisture. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should... continue reading

05.21.2016

Vinography Images: High Stakes

High Stakes LOS OLIVOS, CA: Weather resistant galvanized steel vineyard stakes glisten in the early morning light at Stolpman Vineyards near Los Olivos, California. Most of Southern and Central California have entered a fifth year of drought, but the vineyards appear to be in good shape waterwise. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To... continue reading

05.13.2016

Vinography Images: Spring Colors

Spring Colors LOS OLIVOS, CA: An agave plant, adjacent to a vineyard at Zaca Mesa Winery, is surrounded by a vivid pink ice plant as viewed near Los Olivos, California. Most of Southern and Central California have entered a fifth year of drought but the vineyards of Santa Barbara County appear to be in good shape, waterwise. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the... continue reading

05.06.2016

Vinography Images: Green Gold

Green Gold SANTA MARIA, CA: The vineyards and hillsides along the Tepusquet Bench in Santa Maria Valley are covered with wild mustard as viewed near Santa Maria, California. Much of Southern and Central California have entered a fifth year of drought, but the vineyards of Santa Barbara County appear to be in good shape water-wise. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size... continue reading

04.30.2016

Vinography Images: White Wall

White Wall HEALDSBURG, CA: A thick blanket of fog rolls into the Russian River Valley near Healdsburg, California. Channeled by the river, the fog creeps up the river valley and spills into the Russian River Valley growing area allowing the production of some of California's most storied Pinot Noir. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their... continue reading

04.22.2016

Vinography Images: Bright Emerald

Bright Emerald SANTA YNEZ, CA: Vineyards and hillsides in Happy Canyon are still green from winter rainstorms in Santa Ynez, California. Though much of Southern and Central California have entered a fifth year of drought, the grapevines are coming back to life due to recent warm weather. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To... continue reading

04.15.2016

Vinography Images: Standing Tall

Standing Tall HEALDSBURG, CA The vineyards are still dormant at Shone Farm in the Russian River Valley near Healdsburg, California in this photo. Much of Southern California has entered a fifth year of drought, but the irrigation ponds and reservoirs in Sonoma County Wine Country are filled and the vines are budding as we head towards summer. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the... continue reading

04.08.2016

Vinography Images: Smooth Sailing

Smooth Sailing YOUNTVILLE, CA: A group of hot air balloons float above the Napa Valley near Yountville, California. Nearly 4 million domestic and international travelers visit Napa Valley each year, generating jobs in the arts, entertainment, recreation, food service, and lodging sectors. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your... continue reading

04.01.2016

Vinography Images: Waves and Fog

Waves and Fog HEALDSBURG, CA: The wavy lines of Kendall-Jackson's Monument Vineyard are perched above the fog near Healdsburg, California. Following the fourth year of drought and record heat throughout California, the grape harvest has come to an end, with crop tonnage off by as much as 40 percent over the previous year. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and... continue reading

03.25.2016

Vinography Images: Wine Moon

Wine Moon LOS OLIVOS, CA: A full moon rises over Happy Canyon Vineyard in Santa Ynez Valley near Los Olivos, California. Most of Southern and Central California have entered a fifth year of drought, but the vineyards appear to be in good shape waterwise. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image... continue reading

03.18.2016

Vinography Images: Across the Border

Across the Border OKANAGAN FALLS, CANADA: Hillside vineyards at the See Ya Later Ranch are viewed after sunset on near Okanagan Falls, British Columbia, Canada. Located across the U.S. Border in the northeast corner of Washington State, the Okanagan Valley is marked by an 83 mile long Okanagan Lake and has become a major Canadian retirement center and vacation destination. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image... continue reading

03.11.2016

Vinography Images: Wall of Wine

Wall of Wine NAPA VALLEY, CA: A decorative display of wine bottles line the tasting room walls at Etude Winery in Carneros near Napa, California. The annual grape harvest has become a favorite time of the year for visitors to Wine Country, boosting global sales of more than $12 billion. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to... continue reading

03.04.2016

Vinography Images: Santa Barbara Sunrise

Santa Barbara Sunrise SANTA BARBARA, CA: The sun rises over the Santa Ynez Mountains near Santa Barbara, California. Since the movie Sideways, the sleepy wine country of Santa Barbara has turned into a major tourist destination for wine lovers everywhere. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper,... continue reading

02.26.2016

Vinography Images: Carneros Sunrise

Carneros Sunrise NAPA VALLEY, CA : The sun pops up over the mountain in Carneros, near Napa, California. Situated just off of San Pablo Bay, and spanning the divide between Napa and Sonoma Counties, Carneros is the cool gateway to the Napa Valley. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as... continue reading

02.19.2016

Vinography Images: Blessed Moisture

Blessed Moisture SANTA ROSA, CA: New Pinot Noir vines at Gaps Crown Vineyard dripping with moisture, near Santa Rosa, California. Vintners around the state hope for continued rains into the Spring to help offset previously dry years. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should... continue reading

02.12.2016

Vinography Images: Mustard Season

Mustard Season HEALDSBURG, CA: A honey bee collects pollen from wild vineyard mustard in Healdsburg, California. With the solid winter rains and warming temperatures, mustard flowers are bursting forth all over California wine country. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions,... continue reading

02.05.2016

Vinography Images: Storm Clouds

Storm Clouds SANTA YNEZ, CA: A grape vineyard on Happy Canyon Road is viewed at sunrise near Santa Ynez, California. Because of its close proximity to Southern California and Los Angeles population centers, the Santa Ynez Valley has become a popular weekend getaway destination. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image... continue reading

01.29.2016

Vinography Images: Forward and Back

Forward and Back HEALDSBURG, CA: Rolling hills of Cabernet Sauvignon grapevines at Medlock Ames Winery in the Alexander Valley are the backdrop to a reflection in a car rear-view mirror near Healdsburg, California. After several very dry years, vintners all over California are looking forward to a wetter winter. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their... continue reading

01.22.2016

Vinography Images: Lake Effect

Lake Effect PENTICTON, CANADA: Hillside vineyards in the Naramata Bench wine region near downtown Penticton in British Columbia, Canada. Located across the U.S. Border in the northeast corner of Washington State, the Okanagan Valley is marked by an 83 mile long Okanagan Lake and has become a major Canadian retirement center and vacation destination. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view... continue reading

01.15.2016

Vinography Images: First Light

First Light HEALDSBURG, CA: Dawn breaks over a Zinfandel vineyard in Dry Creek Valley, near Healdsburg, California. Known for its plantings of old-vine Zinfandel, Dry Creek Valley also produces excellent Bordeaux and Rhone grape varieties. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these... continue reading

01.08.2016

Vinography Images: Sunrise on the Volcano

Sunrise on the Volcano HEALDSBURG, CA: Mount St. Helena is smothered in a spectacular sunrise near Healdsburg, California. Clearly visible from both Sonoma and Napa counties, Mount St. Helena serves as a landmark for California wine country. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should... continue reading

01.01.2016

Vinography Images: Spring Growth

Spring Growth PHILO, CA: With a substantially wetter winter already than the previous few years, California's wine growers are looking forward to a greener Spring, as are some of their vineyard workers, such as these sheep grazing in a pasture at Anderson Valley's Navarro Vineyards on in Philo, California. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their... continue reading

12.25.2015

Vinography Images: Celebration

Celebration HEALDSBURG, CA: Decorative lights are turned on during a winemaker vineyard dinner in the Russian River Valley near Healdsburg, California. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: Fine art prints of this image... continue reading

12.18.2015

Vinography Images: Waiting for Water

Waiting for Water HEALDSBURG, CA: Pinot Noir vineyards in the Russian River Valley are reflected in a pond near Healdsburg, California. With the increasing likelihood that El Niño will mean a decently wet winter, vintners are provisionally breathing a little easier. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop... continue reading

12.11.2015

Vinography Images: The Dry Valley

The Dry Valley GREENFIELD, CA: An aerial view of vineyards planted along the Arroyo Seco near Greenfield, California. The Salinas Valley, backdrop for several John Steinbeck books and in close proximity to the Monterey Bay, is famous for its lettuce, wine, and other agricultural products. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the... continue reading

12.04.2015

Vinography Images: Last Colors

Last Colors HOPLAND, CA: Bare trees line an irrigation pond at Mendocino County's Bonterra Vineyards in Hopland, California. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: Fine art prints of this image and others are... continue reading

11.27.2015

Vinography Images: Rows of Gold

Rows of Gold HEALDSBURG, CA: The vineyards in the Alexander Valley begin to turn a bright gold, near Healdsburg, California. Each grape variety turns a slightly different shade when autumn comes. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users... continue reading

11.20.2015

Vinography Images: Last Light

Last Light FORT ROSS, CA: Evening light highlights autumn vine leaves at Flowers Vineyard & Winery, located in the Fort Ross-Seaview wine appellation near Fort Ross, California. Approved in 2011, The Fort Ross-Seaview appellation contains some of California's coolest locations for growing grapes. Pioneers like Flowers planted grapes during a time when scientists suggested the region was too cold to ripen Pinot Noir. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just... continue reading

11.13.2015

Vinography Images: Knights Valley

Knights Valley HEALDSBURG, CA: A hillside Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard is perched on a mountain above the fog in Knights Valley near Healdsburg, California. Not as well known as Napa, Knights Valley makes outstanding red wines. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these... continue reading

11.06.2015

Vinography Images: Drip, Drip

Drip, Drip HEALDSBURG, CA: The rolling hills of Cabernet Sauvignon grapevines are fitted with drip irrigation lines near Healdsburg, California. With wells drying up in the midst of an historic drought, grape growers are praying for strong winter rains. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images) INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image... continue reading

10.30.2015

Vinography Images: Autumn Patina

Autumn Patina HEALDSBURG, CA: The Pinot Noir and Chardonnay vineyards in the Russian River Valley begin to turn color during Autumn near Healdsburg, California in view of an old barn. Warm sunny skies in Sonoma County Wine Country have set the stage for excellent grape growing conditions. Despite the drought, the 2015 grape harvest has generally been of very high quality. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the... continue reading

10.23.2015

Vinography Images: Pomace

Pomace RUTHERFORD, CA: A cap of grape pomace is about to be punched down in the oak barrel wine room at Robert Mondavi Winery near Rutherford, California. Vintners in California are finishing up their winemaking over the coming weeks and moving the wine to barrels and tanks to sleep through the winter. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag... continue reading

10.16.2015

Vinography Images: The Last Grapes

The Last Grapes MORGAN HILL, CA: The last bit of the Zinfandel crop hangs on the vine in Morgan Hill, California. This year's harvest was more than one month early for many, and crops were down between 20% and 40% for many producers. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as... continue reading

10.09.2015

Vinography Images: Colors of the Vintage

The Colors of the Vintage MORGAN HILL, CA: One leaf sits on a bin of freshly harvested Petite Verdot just as the first fall rains arrive in Morgan Hill, California. Some 13.6 million international travelers visit the State each year generating nearly $100 billion in revenue and creating approximately 900,000 jobs in the arts, entertainment, recreation, food service and accommodations sectors. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the... continue reading

10.03.2015

Vinography Images: Over a Barrel

Over a Barrel SONOMA, CA: Wine barrels greet visitors to Schug Carneros Wine Estate in Sonoma, California. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: Fine art prints of this image and others are available... continue reading

09.25.2015

Vinography Images: Fall is Here

Fall is Here HEALDSBURG, CA: Fall arrives in Sonoma County's Rockpile AVA, near Healdsburg, California. Located one hour north of San Francisco, Sonoma County is the largest wine producer on California's North Coast and is visited by more than 7 million tourists each year. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image... continue reading

09.18.2015

Vinography Images: True Blue

True Blue SANTA YNEZ, CA: An irrigation pond at Star Lane Vineyard & Winery estate, located in the Happy Valley wine appellation, is viewed near Santa Ynez, California. Because of its close proximity to Southern California and Los Angeles population centers, the Santa Ynez Valley has become a popular weekend getaway destination. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag... continue reading

09.11.2015

Vinography Images: Just Perfect

Just Perfect ANNAPOLIS, CA: Pinot noir grapes are ready to harvest in a vineyard on what has been called the "True Sonoma Coast" near Annapolis, California. Warm sunny skies in Sonoma County Wine Country have made for excellent grape growing conditions. Despite the ongoing drought, the 2015 grape harvest is at least a month early and average in terms of tonnage. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the... continue reading

09.04.2015

Vinography Images: Morning Jewels

Morning Jewels ANNAPOLIS, CA: Pinot Noir grapes are coated by morning mist near Annapolis, California. The fog influenced hillsides of the Western Sonoma Coast produce some of California's most impressive Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions,... continue reading

08.28.2015

Vinography Images: Ready to Go

Ready to Go NAPA VALLEY, CA: Clusters of ripe Carneros chardonnay are nearly ready to be harvested near Napa, California. The annual grape harvest, in full swing at the moment, has become a favorite time of the year for visitors to Wine Country, boosting global sales of more than $12 billion. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that... continue reading

08.22.2015

Vinography Images: Night Sorting

Night Sorting HEALDSBURG, CA: The 2015 grape harvest continues to gain speed as vineyard workers pick under lights in the early morning hours in Healdsburg, California. Despite some of the warmest and driest weather in recorded history, a water "State of Emergency" exists for all of California, though it is expected to have little effect on this year's harvest. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to... continue reading

08.15.2015

Vinography Images: It's Ripe!

It's Ripe! HEALDSBURG, CA: Pinot noir grapes ripening at McMurray Ranch near Healdsburg, California. The combination of drought and exceedingly warm temperatures are pushing the California grape harvest earlier and earlier. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users... continue reading

08.07.2015

Vinography Images: Harvest Begins

Harvest Begins NAPA VALLEY, CA: A worker at Trinchero Napa Estate carries grape bins into a Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard in Napa Valley, California. Harvest begins in earnest this week for many wineries throughout the state, making this the earliest harvest in recorded history. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as... continue reading

07.31.2015

Vinography Images: Wind Gap

Wind Gap PETALUMA, CA: The hillsides and Petaluma River near Keller Estate Winery light up midst a summer sunset near Petaluma, California. Warm summer temperatures and a dry spring accelerated plant growth, resulting in vintners across the state expecting the earliest harvest in recorded history. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the... continue reading

07.17.2015

Vinography Images: Cool Climate Chardonnay

Cool Climate Chardonnay OKANAGAN FALLS, CANADA: Steep hillside vineyards at the See Ya Later Ranch slope downward with a view toward Penticton and the lower lake on June 6, 2013 in Okanagan Falls, British Columbia, Canada. Located across the U.S. Border in the northeast corner of Washington State, the Okanagan Valley is marked by an 83 mile long Okanagan Lake and has become a major Canadian retirement center and vacation destination. I'm attending the International Cool Climate Chardonnay Symposium this weekend on the Niagara Penninsula in Ontario, Canada, so I thought it appropriate to bring you a Canadian vineyard... continue reading

07.10.2015

Vinography Images: Peck Peck Pest Control

Peck Peck Pest Control BUELLTON, CA: Chickens are let loose in the vineyard as a natural pest control mechanism at Ampelos Cellars in the Santa Rita Hills Buellton, California. Because of its close proximity to Southern California and the population of Los Angeles, the Santa Ynez Valley has become a popular weekend getaway destination for many tourists. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the... continue reading

07.03.2015

Vinography Images: Independence Vineyard

Independence Vineyard PHILO, CA: An American flag flies over a vineyard at Lazy Creek Vineyard & Winery in Mendocino County's Anderson Valley near Philo, California. A very happy Independence Day weekend to everyone who is celebrating. We hope you're doing it with good wine! INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image... continue reading

06.26.2015

Vinography Images: Baby Vines

Baby Vines PASO ROBLES, CA: A series of new vineyard plantings help to reshape the rolling hills near Paso Robles, California. Once one of California's largest AVAs (American Viticultural Areas), Paso Robles was recently subdivided into thirteen different sub-AVAs. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac... continue reading

06.19.2015

Vinography Images: Wine Country Lounge

Wine Country Lounge NAPA VALLEY, CA: A row of plastic lawn chairs are lined up overlooking a Carneros vineyard irrigation pond near Napa, California. The annual grape harvest has become a favorite time of the year for visitors to Wine Country, boosting global sales of more than $12 billion. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their... continue reading

06.12.2015

Vinography Images: From the Fog

From the Fog SANTA ROSA, CA: New Pinot Noir vines at Gaps Crown Vineyard are dampened by a thick fog near Santa Rosa, California. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: Fine art prints... continue reading

06.05.2015

Vinography Images: Sky Drama

Sky Drama HEALDSBURG, CA: Despite the current drought conditions, Wine Country has experienced a number of spectacular sunsets due to sub-tropical moisture, such as this one seen above the Alexander Valley, near Healdsburg, California. 2015 has been the driest year in recorded history and a water State of Emergency exists for all of California. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view... continue reading

05.29.2015

Vinography Images: The Happy Canyon

THE HAPPY CANYON SANTA YNEZ, CA: Syrah grapevines at Star Lane Vineyard & Winery estate, located in the Happy Canyon wine appellation near Santa Ynez, California. Because of its close proximity to Southern California and Los Angeles population centers, the Santa Ynez Valley has become a popular weekend getaway destination. It has also become a source of excellent Bordeaux grape varieties. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the... continue reading

05.22.2015

Vinography Images: Up in Flames

UP IN FLAMES HEALDSBURG, CA: Vineyard workers burn a pile of diseased and dead grapevines near Healdsburg, California. Replanting is a near constant activity in Northern California wine country. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow... continue reading

05.15.2015

Vinography Images: Spring Dreams

SPRING DREAMS HEALDSBURG, CA: Spring mustard flowers bask in the cool light following a rain shower in 2012. California wine country still dreams of such rains in the midst of one of the worst droughts in the state's history. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac... continue reading

05.08.2015

Vinography Images: A Shaggy Guardian

A Shaggy Guardian HEALDSBURG, CA: Beringer's Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot vineyard property in Sonoma County's Knights Valley lies under the protective shade of a California live oak tree, its branches laden with lichen. Knights Valley offers ideal growing conditions for all the Bordeaux grape varieties. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the... continue reading

05.01.2015

Vinography Images: Above the Coast

Above The Coast JENNER, CA: Fort Ross Vineyard & Winery overlooks the Pacific Ocean on near Jenner, California. Located one hour north of San Francisco, Sonoma County is the largest wine producer on California's North Coast and is visited by more than 7 million tourists each year. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images) INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag... continue reading

04.25.2015

Vinography Images: The World of the Leaf

The World of the Leaf RUTHERFORD, CA: A group of ladybugs gather on a Cabernet Sauvignon grape leaf behind Napa's famed Robert Mondavi Winery near Rutherford, California in the Napa Valley. Spring has again come early to Northern California wine country this year. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as... continue reading

04.17.2015

Vinography Images: A Brief Oasis

A Brief Oasis HEALDSBURG, CA - FEBRUARY 27: Spring arrives early in Northern California's Wine Country with warm temperatures in Healdsburg, California. This past winter was the driest in history, prompting the Governor of California to recently issue state-wide water use restrictions. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your... continue reading

04.10.2015

Vinography Images: The Color of Spring

The Color of Spring NAPA VALLEY, CA: Wild mustard and a Carneros Pinot Noir vineyard frame a lake of blue sky in the Spring. Water has become the topic of the year for many wine growers in California in the midst of one of the most severe droughts in history. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to... continue reading

04.03.2015

Vinography Images: Waves of Vines

Waves of Vines NAPA VALLEY, CA: Rolling pinot noir vineyards in the Carneros AVA near Napa, California. vineyards all over the state are bursting with life, many weeks earlier than normal. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users... continue reading

03.27.2015

Vinography Images: Patchwork

Patchwork SANTA ROSA, CA: A patchwork of Kunde Estate vineyards covers the hillside above Sonoma Valley, as viewed above Highway 12 near Santa Rosa, California. Known primarily for red grapes, this warm microclimate is gaining notoriety for hillside and mountain Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image... continue reading

03.13.2015

Vinography Images: Happy Tree

Happy Tree SANTA YNEZ, CA: A hillside grape vineyard and lone tree at Star Lane Vineyard & Winery estate, located in the Happy Valley wine appellation catches the sun. Because of its close proximity to Southern California and Los Angeles population centers, the Santa Ynez Valley has become a popular weekend getaway destination. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and... continue reading

03.06.2015

Vinography Images: Sonoma Spring

Sonoma Spring KENWOOD, CA: Colorful California poppies are planted between the grapevine rows at Kunde Family Estate in Kenwood, California. Unseasonably warm weather is promising yet another early vintage around Northern California. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC... continue reading

02.27.2015

Vinography Images: Frost and Fog

Frost and Fog HOPLAND, CA: Frost and fog envelope Mendocino County's Bonterra Vineyards in the middle of winter. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: Fine art prints of this image and others are... continue reading

02.20.2015

Vinography Images: The Cool, Cool River

The Cool, Cool River HEALDSBURG, CA: Spring arrives early in Northern California's Wine Country with warm temperatures bringing the vineyards to life in March, 2014, in Healdsburg, California. With little winter rain and warming temperatures, 2015 looks to be a repeat of 2014. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as... continue reading

02.13.2015

Vinography Images: Fog & Mustard

Fog & Mustard RUTHERFORD, CA: The vineyard mustard and fog set a chilly winter scene along the Silverado Trail in February near Rutherford, California. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: Fine art prints... continue reading

02.06.2015

Vinography Images: Sonoma Coast Sunrise

Sonoma Coast Sunrise FORT ROSS, CA - NOVEMBER 10: Fall arrives at Flowers Vineyard & Winery, located in the Fort Ross-Seaview wine appellation, near Fort Ross, California. Located one hour north of San Francisco, Sonoma County is the largest wine producer on California's North Coast and is visited by more than 7 million tourists each year. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full... continue reading

02.06.2015

Reintroducing Photographer George Rose

It's that time of year. When I introduce my newest photography collaborator here on Vinography, who will bring you stunning wine related images every Friday for the next year. For some of you photographer George Rose needs no introduction. You might be staring at his photos as your desktop background or screen saver already, since I've featured his images a couple of times over the last few years. For those of you who haven't met George, he's an accomplished wine marketer in addition to a master behind the lens. As a photographer George Rose traveled a long and winding road... continue reading

01.30.2015

Vinography Images: Frostwatch

Frostwatch A jackrabbit bounds between rows of winter vines coated in frost on a particularly chilly morning in Sonoma's Alexander Valley. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning... continue reading

01.23.2015

Vinography Images: The Stuff of Life

The Stuff of Life Water drips from a healthy grape leaf after a wet night in Sonoma County. While early season rains gave farmers some hope for a wet winter, rainfall remains disastrously low throughout drought-stricken California. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should... continue reading

01.16.2015

Vinography Images: On the Mountaintop

On the Mountaintop A vineyard basks in the sun far above the fog in the Mayacamas Mountains in Sonoma County. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an... continue reading

01.09.2015

Vinography Images: The Colors of a New Season

The Colors of a New Season A new, unfurling grape vine leaf is remarkably colorful when you look at it up close. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in... continue reading

01.02.2015

Vinography Images: Rich Skies

Rich Skies Rainclouds catch the last rays of a sunset over the rolling hills of Sonoma County in winter. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an archive... continue reading

12.19.2014

Vinography Images: The Chaos of Crush

The Chaos of Crush A load of grapes enters a crusher destemmer in the midst of harvest in Sonoma County. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an... continue reading

12.12.2014

Vinography Images: New Growth

New Growth A grape tendril unfurls in a Sonoma County vineyard. All the rain this week has most of us thinking about what comes after the vines emerge from this winter hibernation they just entered. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these... continue reading

12.05.2014

Vinography Images: Lonely Berries

Lonely berries A lonely, stunted group of Cabernet Sauvignon berries pokes through the canopy in an Alexander Valley vineyard in Sonoma County. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in... continue reading

11.28.2014

Vinography Images: Cold Snap

Cold Snap Most of America is experiencing the first serious cold front of the winter, and plenty of grape leaves lie encased in ice like this one from Sonoma county. Many more are already buried under snow elsewhere in the country. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop... continue reading

11.21.2014

Vinography Images: Rain at Last

Rain at Last A double rainbow frames Sonoma county vineyards. Northern California finally got a good rainstorm this week. We still desperately need more, but it was a good start. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should... continue reading

11.14.2014

Vinography Images: Tendrils

Tendrils A new grape vine leaf unfurls against the bright sky, along with its multi-colored tendrils. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an archive quality, limited edition... continue reading

11.07.2014

Vinography Images: Hazy Afternoon

Hazy Afternoon The afternoon sun filters through the haze over a hillside vineyard in Sonoma County. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an archive quality, limited edition... continue reading

10.31.2014

Vinography Images: Shades of Autumn

Shades of Autumn Grape leaves show their intense autumn colors in a Sonoma County vineyard. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an archive quality, limited edition print... continue reading

10.24.2014

Vinography Images: Divine Droplets

Divine Droplets Dew beads on the down of a newly unfurled grape leaf in Sonoma County. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an archive quality, limited edition... continue reading

10.17.2014

Vinography Images: Big Shadow

Big Shadow A California Live Oak casts a big shadow in the morning sun near a vineyard in Sonoma County. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an... continue reading

10.10.2014

Vinography Images: Vineyard Reflections

Vineyard Reflections A young vineyard reflects in standing water following a rain storm in Sonoma County. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an archive quality, limited edition... continue reading

10.03.2014

Vinography Images: Shaggy Companions

Shaggy Companions Old trees offer a modicum of shade to a vineyard in the summer heat. Moss laden oaks accompany many vineyards in Sonoma County. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you... continue reading

09.26.2014

Vinography Images: Spring Carpet

Spring Carpet A carpet of green sits under vines after a wet winter in Sonoma County as the sun sets into the fog. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested... continue reading

09.19.2014

Vinography Images: A Sea of Blue

A Sea of Blue A tumbling sea of blue grapes moves through the destemmer at harvest in Sonoma County. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an archive... continue reading

09.12.2014

Vinography Images: Swift Work

Swift Work A worker moves quickly through a vineyard during harvest in Sonoma County. Vineyards throughout the state are full of workers at the moment, who are bringing in the 2014 vintage. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC... continue reading

09.05.2014

Vinography Images: Just One

Just One A single red grape shows nestled among its green siblings on a vine in Sonoma County. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an archive quality,... continue reading

08.22.2014

Vinography Images: Precious Droplets

Precious Droplets Water beads on the tips of a freshly unfurled grape leaf in Sonoma County. As the 2014 harvest gets underway in the midst of a record drought, water continues to be a topic of serious conversation. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users... continue reading

08.15.2014

Vinography Images: Into the Tank

Into the Tank Grapes are dumped into the destemmer on the way to the tank in this harvest photo from Sonoma County. Harvest is well underway throughout Northern California, one to five weeks earlier than usual, according to most reports. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper,... continue reading

08.08.2014

Vinography Images: Along the Row

Along the Row A row of vines takes on Fall colors under the bright sun in Sonoma County. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an archive quality,... continue reading

08.01.2014

Vinography Images: The Red Window

The Red Window The last light of sunset fades to a deep red as light streams from a window at Jordan Winery in Sonoma's Alexander Valley. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If... continue reading

07.25.2014

Vinography Images: The Blue Berry

The Blue Berry Inside the orbit of a single Pinot Noir berry, the world collapses to shades of green and blue. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning... continue reading

07.18.2014

Vinography Images: Solar Powered

Solar Powered Young grape leaves unfurl to soak up the morning sun in a Sonoma County vineyard. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an archive quality, limited... continue reading

07.11.2014

Vinography Images: The Berry

The Berry A single grape of Chardonnay catches the summer sun in Sonoma County. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an archive quality, limited edition print of... continue reading

07.04.2014

Vinography Images: Pocket of Sun

Pocket Of Sun A small section of wine country hillside catches the sun breaking through the fog in Sonoma County. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an... continue reading

06.27.2014

Vinography Images: Spring Pastels

Spring Pastels Old vine Zinfandel pokes up through colorful fields of mustard and cherry blossoms in this Spring, Sonoma County scene. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning... continue reading

06.20.2014

Vinography Images: Rolling Vineyards

Rolling Vineyards The crest of a rolling vineyard surfaces like the back of a whale in the ocean beneath the fog in Sonoma County. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are... continue reading

06.13.2014

Vinography Images: In the Spotlight

In the Spotlight The sun shines through the trees, putting a spotlight on a Sonoma County vineyard. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an archive quality, limited... continue reading

06.06.2014

Vinography Images: Foggy Valley

Foggy Valley The fog drifts over sunlit hills in western Sonoma County. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an archive quality, limited edition print of this image... continue reading

05.30.2014

Vinography Images: Golden Hills

Golden Hills Evening sunlight turns the hills of Sonoma County wine country a bright gold in summer. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an archive quality, limited... continue reading

05.23.2014

Vinography Images: Sunlit Canes

Sunlit Canes A vineyard in Sonoma County ready for winter pruning catches the evening light. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an archive quality, limited edition print... continue reading

05.16.2014

Vinography Images: Ivy Sunset

Ivy Sunset An ivy covered wall at a vineyard estate glows in the evening light. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an archive quality, limited edition print... continue reading

05.09.2014

Vinography Images: Two Tone

Two Tone A Sonoma County vineyard shows two distinct colors of autumn that glow electric against the foggy sky. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an archive... continue reading

05.02.2014

Vinography Images: Sentinels

Sentinels The sun emerges through the fog behind a stand of trees bordering Jordan Vineyards in Sonoma's Alexander Valley. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an archive... continue reading

04.25.2014

Vinography Images: Cluster and Post

Cluster and Post A cluster of grapes drapes over a row end-post. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an archive quality, limited edition print of this image... continue reading

04.19.2014

Vinography Images: Rising Light

Rising Light Sunrise approaches over California wine country. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an archive quality, limited edition print of this image please contact photographer Andy... continue reading

04.12.2014

Vinography Images: Autumn Cellar

Autumn Cellar Vines of ivy turn ruby red in the autumn on the outside of a wine cave. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an archive quality,... continue reading

04.04.2014

Vinography Images: Vines and Sky

Vines and Sky Rows of sprawling vines find an echo in the puffy clouds above the Russian River Valley, in Sonoma County, Californa. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested... continue reading

03.28.2014

Vinography Images: Trailing Vine

Trailing Vine A vine trails between rows of a vineyard wet from an Autumn rain in Sonoma County. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an archive quality,... continue reading

03.21.2014

Vinography Images: Tuscan Garden

Tuscan Garden The sun falls on an exquisitely manicured, Tuscan-style garden at Newton Vineyard in Napa, California. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an archive quality, limited... continue reading

03.14.2014

Vinography Images: The Future Vineyard

The Future Vineyard Through the fog, stakes mark the site of future vine plantings in the Sonoma Valley. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an archive quality,... continue reading

03.07.2014

Vinography Images: Sunlit Ridges

Sunlit Ridges Sunlight dapples ridges in the Carmel Valley, south of Monterey, California. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an archive quality, limited edition print of this... continue reading

02.28.2014

Vinography Images: Electric Vineyard

Electric Vineyard The mustard and the new growths of spring show electric in a hypercolor view of a Napa vineyard. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an... continue reading

02.21.2014

Vinography Images: Sunset Oak

Sunset Oak A lone California Live Oak catches the sunset light in Sonoma County. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an archive quality, limited edition print of... continue reading

02.14.2014

Vinography Images: Long Shadows

Long Shadows Long shadows stretch across the Wiley vineyard in Anderson Valley as the sun sets into the Pacific. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an archive... continue reading

02.07.2014

Vinography Images: First Light

First Light The sun rises over Gainey vineyards in the Santa Ynez Valley, California. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an archive quality, limited edition print of... continue reading

01.31.2014

Vinography Images: Wine Lake

Wine Lake The lake at Jordan Vineyards in Sonoma's Alexander Valley emerges from the morning mist. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an archive quality, limited edition... continue reading

01.24.2014

Vinography Images: Grape Lantern

Grape Lantern The morning sun turns a cluster of grapes into a remarkable light source. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an archive quality, limited edition print... continue reading

01.17.2014

Vinography Images: Bottled History

Bottled History The dusty cellar of a winery in Burgundy holds treasures from past centuries. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an archive quality, limited edition print... continue reading

01.10.2014

Vinography Images: The Shady Lane

The Shady Lane The afternoon light strikes a row of vines along a shady lane in the backroads of Sonoma County. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning... continue reading

01.03.2014

Vinography Images: Sonoma Sunrise

Sonoma Sunrise The early morning light hits a patchwork of vineyards in Sonoma County. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: If you are interested in owning an archive quality, limited edition print of... continue reading

12.28.2013

Vinography Images: Stormy Skies

Stormy Skies Stormy skies seen over a vineyard in Pope Valley. Most California vintners are wishing for such skies and the chance for the kind of green carpet we would normally have this time of year in the vineyards, as we continue through one of the driest winters in memory. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to... continue reading

12.28.2013

Welcome Back Photographer Andy Katz

Please join me in welcoming back photographer Andy Katz, whose work will again be featured weekly in the Vinography Images series starting this week. Whenever I think of Andy Katz, I will always remember a particular moment from my trip to South Africa in the fall of 2008. He and I, along with four other journalists were riding in a van towards the Franschhoek Valley amidst intermittent rain showers and bursts of sunlight. We rounded a bend in the road and Andy started literally jumping up and down in his seat as he pleaded with the driver to stop... continue reading

12.20.2013

Vinography Images: Vineyard Power

Vineyard Power LODI, CA: A solar panel at Lange Twins Winery collects the sun's energy near Lodi, California. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: Fine art prints of this image and others are... continue reading

12.13.2013

Vinography Images: Night Work

Night Work PENNGROVE, CA: Vineyard crews rush to harvest Pinot Noir grapes under lights in the early morning hours of October 2 near Penngrove, California. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: Fine art... continue reading

12.06.2013

Vinography Images: Birth of a Grape

Birth of a Grape HEALDSBURG, CA: Warm sunny skies bring out the wildflowers and Pinot Noir budbreak on April 3 in Healdsburg, California. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: Fine art prints of... continue reading

11.29.2013

Vinography Images: Down the Row

Down the Row LOWER LAKE, CA: The rolling hillside vineyards of Vigilance Winery, overlooking Clear Lake, near Lower Lake, California. Though much warmer and lesser-known than Napa or Sonoma, in recent years Lake County has become known as a producer of affordable quality Cabernet Sauvignon. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the... continue reading

11.22.2013

Vinography Images: Below the Clouds

Below the Clouds PHILO, CA: A thin layer of ground fog forms along the ridges and vineyards of the Anderson Valley near Philo, California. Located three hours north of San Francisco, Mendocino County has a rustic appeal for tourists who make the arduous drive through redwood forests and rolling hills of vineyards and oak trees. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size... continue reading

11.15.2013

Vinography Images: Autumn Mist

Autumn Mist GEYSERVILLE, CA: Vineyards in Sonoma County's Alexander Valley begin to turn color near Geyserville, California. This is one of the most picturesque times to visit California wine country. Much of Sonoma and Napa are currently showing their colors. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper,... continue reading

11.08.2013

Vinography Images: The Delicate Spiral

The Delicate Spiral NAPA, CA: The interior of a winery destemming machine creates a series of interesting patterns in Napa, California. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: Fine art prints of this image... continue reading

11.01.2013

Vinography Images: In the Shadow of the Volcano

In the Shadow of the Volcano HEALDSBURG, CA: The Cabernet Sauvignon grapevines in Knights Valley, located at the base of the ancient volcano of Mount St. Helena, are beginning to change color in the Autumn just before harvest. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users... continue reading

10.25.2013

Vinography Images: Morning Harvest

Morning Harvest PASO ROBLES, CA: Petit Verdot grapes are harvested in the early morning hours at J. Lohr Winery near Paso Robles, California. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: Fine art prints of... continue reading

10.18.2013

Vinography Images: A Brief Respite

A Brief Respite HEALDSBURG, CA: Vineyard workers picking Semillon grapes in Knights Valley during the 2012 vintage near Healdsburg, California. Scenes like this have occupied much of California wine country for the past few weeks. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these... continue reading

10.11.2013

Vinography Images: Crushed

Crushed HOPLAND, CA: A load of Gewurtztraminer grapes is crushed at Fetzer Vineyards near Hopland, California. By most accounts the 2013 harvest has proceeded beautifully, with vintners anticipating another excellent year for California wine. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions,... continue reading

10.04.2013

Vinography Images: Ripe

Ripe BOONVILLE, CA: A lush vineyard of Pinot Noir is perched on a hillside above a redwood and fir forest in Boonville, California. Located three hours north of San Francisco, Mendocino County has a rustic appeal for tourists who make the arduous drive through redwood forests and rolling hills of vineyards and oak trees. This week, many wineries throughout California are harvesting their red grapes. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can... continue reading

09.27.2013

Vinography Images: The Pick

The Pick HEALDSBURG, CA: Vineyard workers picking semillon grapes in Knights Valley race to beat the fall rains near Healdsburg, California. With skies clearing and temperatures moderate after an early fall rain last weekend, the 2013 vintage is shaping up to be a stellar one. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the... continue reading

09.20.2013

Vinography Images: A Bit of Pink

A Bit of Pink OCCIDENTAL, CA: A expansive vineyard of pinot noir and chardonnay is framed by bits of fog turned pink in the evening light in Occidental, California. Located two hours north of San Francisco, and west of Napa Valley, Sonoma County has become in recent years a popular global Wine Country destination. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view... continue reading

09.13.2013

Vinography Images: The Fast Way

The Fast Way LODI, CA: A machine harvester scoops up ripe merlot grapes in October near Lodi, California. A warm, mild summer has translated into near-perfect harvest conditions for 2013. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should... continue reading

09.06.2013

Vinography Images: Showing Their Colors

Showing Their Colors HEALDSBURG, CA: The Cabernet Sauvignon grapevines in Knights Valley are beginning to change color on during an Autumn early morning near Healdsburg, California. Harvest has already begun in many areas of California, and all signs point to an outstanding vintage. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as... continue reading

08.30.2013

Vinography Images: Here Come The Birds

Here Come The Birds FREESTONE, CA: Bird netting is used in a pinot noir vineyard to keep out the flocks of starlings that live in the nearby trees in the Sonoma Coast region of California. Located two hours north of San Francisco, and west of Napa Valley, Sonoma County has become in recent years a popular global wine country destination. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image... continue reading

08.23.2013

Vinography Images: Morning Vines

Morning Vines HEALDSBURG, CA: The early morning fog creeps up Dry Creek Valley on in October near Healdsburg, California. This summer has proven to be a relatively stellar growing season, and many vintners began harvest this week with high hopes. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper,... continue reading

08.16.2013

Vinography Images: Solar Vineyard

Solar Vineyard RUTHERFORD, CA: An array of solar panels at Honig Winery collects energy from the sun and is then converted to electricity in the Napa Valley. Many wineries are turning to solar power as a way of dramatically lowering their energy expense. Some have even managed to completely unplug from the grid. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and... continue reading

08.09.2013

Vinography Images: Mountain Vines

Mountain Vines NAPA, CA: Steep Mt. Veeder hillside Cabernet Sauvignon vineyards, owned by The Hess Collection Winery. Though off the beaten track, The Hess Collection Winery, is home to one of Napa Valley's most important contemporary art collections. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users... continue reading

08.02.2013

Vinography Images: Ripeness

Ripeness RUTHERFORD, CA: Cabernet Sauvignon ripens on the vine in the Napa Valley in the Rutherford American Viticultural Area. Rutherford has a reputation for producing refined, velvety wines that many believe owe their characteristics to the "Rutherford Dust," the name given to the fine alluvial soils of the region. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their... continue reading

07.26.2013

Vinography Images: Vineyard Stop

Vineyard Stop McMINNVILLE, OR: Rolling vineyards of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay ripen on the vine under a warm summer sun in the Dundee Hills near McMinnville, Oregon. The cities of McMinnville and Newburg, located in the Willamette Valley wine appellation, are the epicenter of Oregon's wine production. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To... continue reading

07.19.2013

Vinography Images: Golden Vines

Golden Vines COTATI, CA: Rolling vineyards of pinot noir and chardonnay ripen on the vine under a warm summer sun near Cotati, California. Sunny skies and cooperating weather are suggesting an excellent harvest to come for 2013. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should... continue reading

07.12.2013

Vinography Images: Flowering

Flowering HEALDSBURG, CA : Pinot noir grapes in the Russian River Valley finish the flowering stage as they mature on the vine. California wine regions underwent flowering in the last month, and have emerged ready for a good-looking crop in 2013. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop... continue reading

07.05.2013

Vinography Images: Flying Colors

Flying Colors McMINNVILLE, OR: An American flag flies over a vineyard in the Dundee Hills McMinnville, Oregon. The cities of McMinnville and Newburg, located in the Willamette Valley wine appellation, are the epicenter of Oregon's wine production. Happy Independence Day to those of you who are celebrating the holiday. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their... continue reading

06.28.2013

Vinography Images: Green Berries

Green Berries HEALDSBURG, CA: Young, green pinot noir grapes growing in the Russian River Valley of Sonoma. An unseasonably warm spring this year has accelerated the growth of grapevines all over the state. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while... continue reading

06.21.2013

Vinography Images: Across the Lake

Across the Lake LOWER LAKE, CA: The rolling hillside vineyards of Vigilance Winery, overlooking Clear Lake, near Lower Lake, California. Though much warmer than Napa or Sonoma, in recent years Lake County has become known for affordable quality Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc, and increasingly for Rhone varieties as well. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their... continue reading

06.14.2013

Vinography images: Two Skies

Two Skies PHILO, CA: The irrigation pond at Navarro Vineyards reflects the brilliant blue skies above the Anderson Valley. Located three hours north of San Francisco, Mendocino County has a rustic appeal for tourists who make the arduous drive through redwood forests and rolling hills of vineyards and oak trees. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to... continue reading

06.07.2013

Vinography Images: Green Gold

Green Gold NAPA, CA: Steep Mt. Veeder hillside cabernet sauvignon vineyards, owned by The Hess Collection Winery, gleam like treasure in the sun. Though off the beaten track, The Hess Collection Winery, is home to one of Napa Valley's most important contemporary art collections. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image... continue reading

05.31.2013

Vinography Images: It's Napa!

It's Napa! RUTHERFORD, CA: A large "welcome" sign greets visitors to the Napa Valley. Some 13.6 million international travelers visit the State each year generating nearly $100 billion in revenue and creating approximately 900,000 jobs in the arts, entertainment, recreation, food service and accomodations sectors. This weekend the valley hosts its Auction Napa Valley -- a charity wine event and auction that has donated more than $110 million to charity since it began in 1981. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location... continue reading

05.24.2013

Vinography Images: The Colorful Palette

The Colorful Palette COTATI, CA: Pinot Noir grapes undergo veraison on the vine under a warm summer sun in Sonoma's Petaluma Gap region of California during the 2012 growing season. While veraison is a ways off for the 2013 growing season, if weather continues to be warm it will arrive early this year. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and... continue reading

05.17.2013

Vinography Images: The Endless Row

The Endless Row McMINNVILLE, OR: Domaine Drouhin Winery estate Pinot Noir vineyards unroll over the hills of the Willamette Valley. The cities of McMinnville and Newburg are the epicenter of Oregon's wine production. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while... continue reading

05.11.2013

Vinography Images: Sunflowers

Sunflowers HOPLAND, CA: A field of colorful sunflowers grow at Saracina Vineyards under a warm Mendocino County summer sun near Hopland, California. An unusually warm spring has pushed vines and flowers into bloom much earlier than usual in California. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac... continue reading

05.03.2013

Vinography Images: Rainbow Rows

Rainbow Rows HEALDSBURG, CA: Hillside vineyards in the popular grape-growing region of Alexander Valley are viewed from the air near Healdsburg, California. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: Fine art prints of this... continue reading

04.26.2013

Vinography Images: Green But Getting There

Green But Getting There WINDSOR, CA: Chardonnay grapes ripen on the vine at Shiloh Hill Vineyard on in the Russian River Valley. Sunny skies and cooperating weather are contributing to bring a bumper crop of premium wine grapes throughout California. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper,... continue reading

04.19.2013

Vinography Images: Cover Crop

Cover Crop HEALDSBURG, CA: Warm sunny skies bring out the wildflowers and Pinot Noir budbreak in the Russian River Valley, near Healdsburg, California. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: Fine art prints of... continue reading

04.12.2013

Vinography Images: Sunlit Row

Sunlit Row HEALDSBURG, CA - OCTOBER 9: The colors are vivid as Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon grapes ripen on the vine under a warm autumn sun near Healdsburg, California. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow... continue reading

04.05.2013

Vinography Images: Keeping It Cool

Keeping it Cool COTATI, CA: Rolling vineyards of pinot noir and chardonnay ripen on the vine under a warm summer sun, with the cooling influence of fog Cotati, California. Sunny skies and cooperating weather are contributed to bring a bumper crop of premium wine grapes throughout California in 2012. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their... continue reading

03.29.2013

Vinography Images: Budbreak Colors

Budbreak Colors HEALDSBURG, CA: Warm sunny skies bring out the wildflowers and this colorful Pinot Noir budbreak on in Healdsburg, California. Thanks to a sunny March vintners in the warmer parts of California are reporting budbreak this week. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users... continue reading

03.22.2013

Vinography Images: Early Vines

Early Vines SONOMA, CA: Gloria Ferrer Winery is viewed in the earl morning at sunrise on October 3, 2012 in the Carneros AVA, California's only AVA (American Viticultural Area) that spans two other AVAs, Napa and Sonoma. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should... continue reading

03.15.2013

Vinography Images: Ball of Fire

Ball of Fire GEYSERVILLE, CA: The sun breaks through dense fog to illuminate vineyards in Sonoma County's Alexander Valley Geyserville, California. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: Fine art prints of this image... continue reading

03.08.2013

Vinography Images: Across the Valley

Across the Valley HEALDSBURG, CA: The colors are vivid as Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon grapes ripen on the vine under a warm autumn skies on October 9, 2012, near Healdsburg, California. Warm, sunny skies in 2012 are helping vintners realize one of the best premium wine vintages in decades and potential global sales of $12 billion. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full... continue reading

03.01.2013

Vinography Images: Behind the Gate

Behind the Gate McMINNVILLE, OR: Rolling vineyards of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay ripen on the vine behind a gate and under a warm summer sun in the Dundee Hills near McMinnville, Oregon. The cities of McMinnville and Newburg, located in the Willamette Valley wine appellation, are the epicenter of Oregon's wine production. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag... continue reading

02.22.2013

Vinography Images: Vineyard Bowl

Vineyard Bowl REDWOOD VALLEY, CA: A bowl-shaped vineyard of Pinot Noir ripens on the vine under a warm Mendocino County summer sun at Masut Vineyards near Redwood Valley, California. Sunny skies and cooperating weather contributed to a bumper crop of premium wine grapes throughout California in 2012. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To... continue reading

02.15.2013

Vinography Images: Pattern In the Vines

Pattern In the Vines HEALDSBURG, CA: The popular grape-growing region of Alexander Valley (near Sausal Winery) is viewed from the air near Healdsburg, California in autumn colors. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS:... continue reading

02.08.2013

Vinography Images: Morning Vine

Morning Vine LODI, CA: Merlot vines provide a backdrop to a gorgeous October sunrise. Warm, sunny skies have helped California vintners realize one of the best premium wine vintages in decades, and the largest in recorded history. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should... continue reading

02.01.2013

Vinography Images: The Long Row

The Long Row SONOMA, CA: Chardonnay vineyards in the Carneros region are viewed at sunrise, with the tiniest wisps of fog still hanging in the hills. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: Fine... continue reading

01.25.2013

Vinography Images: All the Green

All the Green MENDOCINO COUNTY, CA: The tree-lined driveway at Bonterra Winery is aglow in many shades of green. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: Fine art prints of this image and others... continue reading

01.18.2013

Vinography Images: Island in the Vines

Island in the Vines LIVERMORE, CA: Cabernet Sauvignon grapes ripen under warm weather in Livermore, California in the shade of high voltage power lines. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: Fine art prints... continue reading

01.11.2013

Vinography Images: Blanket of Fog

Blanket of Fog HEALDSBURG, CA: A thin layer of fog forms in a newly replanted vineyard with Mount St. Helena in the background in the Russian River Valley appellation of Sonoma County. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC... continue reading

01.04.2013

Vinography Images: Vineyard With a View

Vineyard With a View HEALDSBURG, CA: Primitivo vineyards in the Rockpile Appellation are dramatically perched on a hillside overlooking Lake Sonoma near Healdsburg, California. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: Fine art prints... continue reading

12.28.2012

Vinography Images: Vineyard Geometry

Vineyard Geometry HEALDSBURG, CA: An aerial shot of the popular grape-growing region, Alexander Valley and a view of Stonestreet winery's tree-lined driveway. Though under pressure from urban sprawl, Sonoma County has become in recent years a popular global wine and food destination. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your... continue reading

12.21.2012

Vinography Images: The Frontier

The Frontier PASO ROBLES, CA: A series of new vineyard plantings help to reshape the rolling hills near Paso Robles, California, expanding the frontier of wine grapes in the area, which recently had one of its most successful harvests yet in 2012. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your... continue reading

12.15.2012

Vinography Images: The Cellar

The Cellar OAKVILLE, CA: The oak barrel wine room at Robert Mondavi Winery in Napa, which attempted to capture the prestige of a European wine Chateau, while at the same time defining a uniquely American "Wine Country" lifestyle. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users... continue reading

12.07.2012

Vinography Images: Old Vine Abstract

Old Vine Abstract HEALDSBURG, CA: Dormant grapevines are left a muddy mess after a relentess five-day storm on December 2, 2012, in the Russian River Valley. More than a 18 inches of rain fell during a period of five days. Forecasters are called it "The Pineapple Express," or a "river of moisture." INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag... continue reading

11.30.2012

Vinography Images: The Coming Spring

The Coming Spring ALEXANDER VALLEY, CA: As Northern California is pounded with winter storms this week, it's nice to remember that Spring is coming. A open field of mustard in full bloom in Sonoma County. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these... continue reading

11.24.2012

Vinography Images: Wall of Barrels

Wall of Barrels SANTA ROSA, CA: Pellegrini Winery gets ready for the Russian River "Barrel Weekend" with a wall of barrels set outside the winery on a spring day. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow... continue reading

11.16.2012

Vinography Images: Vineyard Work

Vineyard Work BORDEAUX, FRANCE: A vineyard worker repairs a trellis stake at Chateau Lassegue, a Grand Cru estate located in the famed St. Emilion wine region. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: Fine... continue reading

11.09.2012

Vinography Images: Fall Terraces

Fall Terraces ALEXANDER VALLEY, CA: As the grape harvest winds down, terraced vineyards take on the red and gold colors of fall in Sonoma County. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: Fine art... continue reading

11.02.2012

Vinography Images: Santa Barbara Fog

Santa Barbara Fog SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, CA: Old historic heritage valley oak trees dot the vineyard landscape in Santa Ynez Valley as the coastal fog hangs in the background. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow... continue reading

10.26.2012

Vinography Images: Ready for Pruning

Ready for Pruning ALEXANDER VALLEY, CA: A Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard lays dormant during winter in Sonoma County. In a few short months most of Northern California wine country will look like this. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC... continue reading

10.19.2012

Vinography Images: Sea of Vines

Sea of Vines ANDERSON VALLEY, CA: The Navarro Vineyards sign peeks out from a sea of vines in Mendocino County's Anderson Valley at mid-summer. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: Fine art prints... continue reading

10.12.2012

Vinography Images: Canadian Wine

Canadian Wine BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA: A Canadian flag blows in the wind amongst the grapevines growing along the shore of Okanagan Lake in this Okanagan Valley photo. The Okanagan Valley has quickly become Canada's number one wine country travel destination, and a source of excellent Pinot Noir and aromatic white wines. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that... continue reading

10.05.2012

Vinography Images: The Old Barn

The Old Barn SONOMA COUNTY, CA: An old vineyard barn in the Russian River Valley shines in the afternoon summer sun near Healdsburg, CA. Structures like this one often cannot be torn down, no matter how old they get, as they are designated historic buildings in Sonoma County. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops.... continue reading

09.28.2012

Vinography Images: Night Harvest

Night Harvest HEALDSBURG, CA: Several ripe (or overripe, depending on your point of view) clusters of Pinot Noir grapes are seen prior to their harvest in this early morning Russian River Valley photo. Picking crews are working through the night at the moment to bring in some of the best looking grapes that California has seen in years. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open... continue reading

09.21.2012

Vinography Images: Cabernet Leaf

Cabernet Leaf SONOMA COUNTY, CA: A Cabernet Sauvignon grape leaf is set against the sun in the Alexander Valley during summer. The first Cabernet is just beginning to be harvested throughout Sonoma and Napa Counties this year. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should... continue reading

09.14.2012

Vinography Images: Ready for Harvest

Ready for Harvest ANDERSON VALLEY, CA: A golden ripe cluster of Chardonnay grapes is ready for harvest in Mendocino County. Chardonnay is the number one selling variety of wine in America. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users... continue reading

09.07.2012

Vinography Images: Free Run Cabernet

Free Run Cabernet HOPLAND, CA: Ripe organically grown Mendocino County Cabernet Sauvignon grapes and juice are dumped into the crusher. Harvest is beginning all over the North Coast. Whites primarily now, with reds soon to follow. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow... continue reading

08.31.2012

Vinography Images: Foggy Ridges

Foggy Ridges MENDOCINO COUNTY, CA: An aerial photograph of fog along the ridgelines in the Mendocino Ridges appellation. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops. To set the image as your desktop wallpaper, Mac users should follow these instructions, while PC users should follow these. PRINTS: Fine art prints of this image and others are... continue reading

08.24.2012

Vinography Images: A Handful of Chardonnay

A Handful of Chardonnay MENDOCINO COUNTY, CA: A golden ripe cluster of Chardonnay grapes just harvested in Anderson Valley. Chardonnay is the number one selling grape variety wine in America and already the first clusters of the grape are beginning to come off the vines for the 2012 harvest. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their... continue reading

08.17.2012

Vinography Images: Sign of the Wines

Sign of the Wines NAPA VALLEY, CA: The visitor sign in Oakville hails tourists to the Napa Valley. These days it's easy to get a good look at this sign that sits along Highway 29, mostly because during the summer months, the traffic slows down to a crawl. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the image and selecting "save link as" or "save target as" and then select the desired location on your computer to save the image. Mac users can also just click the image to open the full size view and drag that to their desktops.... continue reading

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The Oxford Companion to Wine by Jancis Robinson Wine Grapes The World Atlas of Wine by Hugh Johnson to cork or not to cork by George Taber reading between the vines by Terry Theise adventures on the wine route by Kermit Lynch Love By the Glass by Dorothy Gaiter & John Brecher Noble Rot by William Echikson The Science of Wine by Jamie Goode The Judgement of Paris by George Taber The Wine Bible by Karen MacNeil The Botanist and the Vintner by Christy Campbell The Emperor of Wine by Elin McCoy The Taste of Wine by Emile Peynaud