Category: Vinography Images

Vinography Images: Old and New

Rolling hills in Carneros off of Dealy Lane show the fading colors of autumn grape vines even as the fresh

Vinography Images: Winter is Coming

The vines have done their work for the season, and are headed for sleep. Scraggly canes and dried tendrils make

Vinography Images: Dangerous Work

A vineyard worker smokes on the job during a pre-dawn pick of white grapes in a Napa Vineyard. Vineyard work

Vinography Images: Press Art

Stains mark the metal of a wine press atop Napa’s Howell Mountain. With harvest completed, most wineries have moved on

Vinography Images: Silent Partner

An active Pinot Noir fermentation bubbles and foams at Kistler in Forestville, CA as yeasts do their work. Winemakers get

Vinography Images: Feel the Flavor

A Cabernet pumpover proceeds at Covert Estate in the Coombsville AVA of Napa Valley. The French term is remontage, which

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