Category: Vinography Images

Vinography Images: Walk the Plank

Well-used planks span the top of fermentation tanks filled with Pinot Noir at Kistler Winery in Sonoma County. Originally best-known

Vinography Images: The Gift of Air

Cabernet Sauvignon hits the splash pan to aerate during pump overs at Outpost Estate atop Napa’s Howell Mountain. Known as

Vinography Images: Optically Perfect

Perfect fruit emerges from an optical sorter during harvest in Napa Valley. Using computer vision and jets of compressed air,

Vinography Images: Skilled Hands

A worker harvests Cabernet Sauvignon on Pritchard Hill, above Napa Valley. Women play an increasingly important role in the highly-skilled

Vinography Images: Jesus’ Cabernet

Jesus inspects the sunrise Cabernet pick for QTR Wines at their vineyard high above Lake Hennessy near St. Helena, California.

Vinography Images: All Night Long

A vineyard worker picks grapes at night for Dalla Valle Vineyards in Oakville. Located on the eastern edge of the

Vinography Images: Grape Blessings

The first grapes of the 2019 Accendo Cellars’ harvest are christened with a bottle of 1997 Salon at Wheeler Farms

Vinography Images: Delicious Beginnings

Ribolla Gialla juice falls from the press at Massican Wines. Known for its high-acid, Friuli-inspired wines, Massican was a (hefty

Vinography Images: MOG Check

The first thing you do before you start pressing the Chardonnay? You check for MOG: Material Other than Grapes. Chardonnay

Vinography Images: The Lift

It’s a gesture repeated hundreds, thousands of times every day in August, September, and October in wine country. It’s a

Vinography Images: It Begins

Night harvest at McCrea Vineyard on Sonoma Mountain. The 2021 harvest has begun in a number of places in Northern

Vinography Images: Sunlight Held Together by Water

Ripe chardonnay grapes on the vine are shot through with morning sun at the Hyde Vineyard in California’s Carneros region,

Vinography Images: Before the Vineyard

Replanting work at Trenton Roadhouse Vineyard in Forestville, California. An immense amount of work and planning goes into the planting

Vinography Images: Pritchard Moon

A crescent moon rises, to be followed shortly by the dawn framed, by the vineyard rows at Brand Vineyards on

Vinography Images: So Long, Sucker

A worker suckers vines in Napa’s famed To Kalon vineyard in the Oakville AVA. Suckering is the process of removing

Vinography Images: Cloven Earth

Terraces carved into hillsides in the Cienega Valley are framed by the dark line of the San Andreas Fault, in

Vinography Images: The Massican Man

Winemaker Dan Petroski is caught red-handed, so to speak, in the cellar at Larkmead Vineyards in Calistoga. Petroski makes the

vines with bird netting

Vinography Images: Not For the Birds

A wayward vine tendril creeps above the barrier created by bird netting in a Napa Vineyard. Though not nearly as

Vinography Images: Otherworldly Wine

A view looking down on the town and vineyards of Taganana on the island of Tenerife, one of the Canary