Category: Vinography Images

landscape

Vinography Images: Strange Creatures

Frost fans stand starkly against the morning fog, like strange creatures in an otherworldly landscape, as the vineyards of the

Early Tendrils

Vinography Images: Early Tendrils

Tendrils of a grapevine unfurl at Covert Estate in the Coombsville AVA of Napa Valley. At the moment, grapevines in

hands at work

Vinography Images: Experienced Hands

Using a block of wood to hold it away from the irrigation line, a vineyard worker cuts the trunk of

topping barrels

Vinography Images: Tight Squeeze

A cellar worker replaces a barrel bung after topping up at the Kistler winery in the town of Forestville. One

the dark land

Vinography Images: The Dark Land

Posts rise out of the dark brush of a vineyard near Porseleinberg in Swartland, South Africa. Literally translating as “black

A foggy eden

Vinography Images: A Foggy Eden

January fog blankets the Eden Rift Vineyard in Hollister, 95 miles south of San Francisco. Eden Rift is a relatively

Winemaker sitting on barrels

Vinography Images: Sneaky Barrels

Sometimes you have to just take a load off. Envínate winemaker Laura Ramos, relaxing in the cellar, sporting some psychedelic

steaming barrels

Vinography Images: Steaming Barrels

Steaming Barrels, Mayacamas VineyardsA cellar worker cleans barrels at the famed Mayacamas Vineyards estate on the top of Mount Veeder

portrait

Introducing Photographer Jimmy Hayes

As regular readers know, I regularly collaborate with photographers to add some visual beauty to my weekly ramblings here and

house of syrah

Vinography Images: House of Syrah

House of SyrahLOS OLIVOS: The Stolpman Vineyards’ Villa Angeli sits at the crest of a hillside vineyard near Los Olivos,

Dierberg Star Lane Cabernet Vineyard

Vinography Images: Up For Warmth

Up for WarmthSANTA YNEZ, CA: A Cabernet vineyard at Dierberg Star Lane Vineyards sits above the fog in Santa Ynez,

rocket launch above vineyard

Vinography Images: Heavenly Glow

Heavenly GlowSOLVANG, CA: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base arcs above Stolpman Vineyard in Ballard

winter hills

Vinography Images: Winter Hills

Winter HillsLOS OLIVOS, CA: The winter hills are still brown as the first hints of green show up between the

Cuyama plantings

Vinography Images: The New Place

The New PlaceCUYAMA, CA: Hundreds of acres of new winegrape vineyards have been planted with Chardonnay, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, and

Vineyard Photograph

Vinography Images: Coiled Spring

Coiled SpringLOS OLIVOS, CA: The terraced Saarloos & Sons Windmill Ranch vineyard in Ballard Canyon wraps around the brow of

Gaining Ground

Vinography Images: Gaining Ground

Gaining GroundBUELLTON, CA: Late evening light spills into the rows at Gainey’s “Evan’s Ranch” Pinot Noir vineyard in the Santa

zig zag zang

Vinography Images: Zig Zag Zang

Zig Zag ZangSANTA YNEZ, CA : The Vogelzang Vineyards along Happy Canyon Road, green with the new growth of spring,

Solomon Hills Vineyard

Vinography Images: Emerald Hills

Emerald HillsSANTA MARIA, CA: A hillside Chardonnay vineyard shines emerald beneath hills of the same color near Santa Maria, California.

vineyards with autumn colors

Vinography Images: Autumn Progress

Autumn ProgressSANTA YNEZ, CA: The vineyards are turning color as autumn progresses, near Santa Ynez, California. After harvest, grapevines enter