Category: Vinography Images

Vinography Images: The Haze

Sunlight filters through the haze across Sonoma Valley, as smoke from the Camp Fire in Butte County settles over the

Vinography Images: Fill ‘Er Up

A barrel marked for filling rests under familiar hands at Eden Rift Vineyards in the Cienega Valley south of Gilroy,

Vinography Images: The Blend

A graduated cylinder measures out a precise portion of wine during a blending session at Dalla Valle Vineyards in Napa

Vinography Images: Ready for The New

New organic plantings take hold in the Terraces Vineyard at Mayacamas, pruned and ready for the year’s new growth. The

Vinography Images: Lens to the Sky

Sunrise colors creep down the Mayacamas Range towards the floor of Napa Valley as seen from Pritchard Hill, with the

Vinography Images: Morning View

The morning sun creeps up the end posts of one of Kistler’s vineyards in the hills, looking down on the

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