Lines of Light
LOMPOC, CA: A thick fog bank rolls into the Sta. Rita Hills vineyards of Melville Winery near Lompoc, California, as the evening sun turns rows of vines into bright lines of light. The Sta. Rita Hills was established as a sub-AVA of Santa Barbara County in 2001. It used to be known as the Santa Rita Hills, but a trademark battle with a Chilean wine producer, Vina Santa Rita resulted in the abbreviation of Santa to Sta.
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This image is from a series of photographs by George Rose captured in the process of shooting his most recent work WINE COUNTRY: Santa Barbara County, a visual celebration of one of California’s most beautiful wine regions. The book can be ordered on George’s web site.
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