Category: Vinography Images

Vinography Images: So It Begins

A worker dumps freshly harvested Chardonnay grapes into a hopper in the Carneros region of Sonoma County. This week, the

Vinography Images: The Birth of Mustard

A hillside of mustard flower sits starkly against another hillside of vines at Bien Nacido Vineyards in Santa Barbara’s Santa

Vinography Images: Tiny Worlds

Pinot Noir clusters, with berries looking like tiny worlds, ripen in the Russian River Valley appellation of Sonoma County. Veraison,

Vinography Images: A Monument to Cabernet

The Alexander Valley is one of California’s least-appreciated winegrowing regions, sitting as it does in the proverbial shadow of its

Vinography Images: The Change

After spending the whole spring and early summer growing leaves, vine shoots, flowers, and the beginnings of clusters, grapevines are

Vinography Images: Happy Moon

A nearly full moon rises over vineyards in the Happy Canyon AVA of Santa Barbara County. Happy Canyon was established

Vinography Images: Pile of Rocks

Lake Sonoma sits as a backdrop of blue against the vineyards of the Rockpile AVA in Sonoma County. Known for

Vinography Images: Fluffy Friends

A crowd of white fluffy friends (one of whom has a slightly different job than the others) attends a vineyard

Vinography Images: Corrugated Zin

Corrugated rows of Zinfandel vines seen from the air stand out against the dusty earth that gives Dry Creek Valley

Vinography Images: Vineyard Moonrise

A full moon rises over Armour Ranch Road in the Santa Ynez Valley of Santa Barbara. Yes, this is a

Vinography Images: Bloom Time

Delicate flowers that will eventually become grapes of Cabernet Sauvignon are caught by the sun in Sonoma’s Alexander Valley. Having

Vinography Images: Beginning a Vineyard

New plantings, protected from the nibbling teeth of animals by white plastic tubes, glow gold in the evening sun at

Vinography Images: Seeking Tendrils

Green tendrils of new growth on a Syrah vine make fractal shapes against a gray spring sky in Santa Barbara

Vinography Images: Over the Hills

Fog drapes itself along the hills and valley floor at Navarro Vineyards in Mendocino’s Anderson Valley. One of California’s under-appreciated

Vinography Images: So Long Sucker

Vineyard workers suckering in the rows at the Camp Meeting Ridge vineyard of Flowers Winery in the Fort Ross-Seaview AVA

Vinography Images: Spring Storms

A spring rainstorm clears over the Dierberg Star Lane Vineyard as mustard blooms in the foreground of the green Happy

Vinography Images: The Green Knight

Sonoma’s Knights Valley shows in the full flush of spring’s emerald green as the morning sun hits ridges filled with

Vinography Images: Sonoma Swells

The rolling hills and morning fog look like ocean swells in Gallo’s Two Rock Vineyard just outside of Cotati in

Vinography Images: Spring Silhouettes

The dark shapes of old Zinfandel vines are silhouetted against the bright yellow of mustard flowers in bloom at Beason