Category: Vinography Images

Vinography Images: The Coming Colors

Autumn colors will soon be showing up in vineyards throughout northern California, as they are here in the Gainey Vineyard

Vinography Images: Ready and Waiting

Zinfandel grapes, ready and waiting for harvest are seen in the early hours of dawn in San Martin, California, in

Vinography Images: Season of Smoke

The 2004 Panorama Fire spreads down a hillside towards vineyards in Sonoma’s Alexander Valley near the town of Geyserville. Back

Vinography Images: Serious Syrah

Few places are better known in California for Syrah than Stolpman Vineyard in Santa Barbara County’s Ballard Canyon, shown here

Vinography Images: Dark Harvest

Workers move like ghosts against the lights illuminating a night harvest in Sonoma’s Russian River Valley. Night harvests help keep

Vinography Images: Under Pressure

A load of Cabernet Sauvignon, done with its maceration, heads to the press in Sonoma County. Most of Northern California

Vinography Images: Grazing the Sky

Horses graze in the foreground, while at the crest of the hills, a vineyard grazes the sky in the spring

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