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Category: Vinography Images

Vinography Images: Line of Contrast

Line of Contrast SANTA YNEZ, CA: A Cabernet vineyard at Dierberg Star Lane Vineyards stands starkly against the golden hills

Vinography Images: Welcome Mat

Welcome Mat LOMPOC, CA: A thick fog bank hangs along the Sta. Rita Hills above the orderly green Sanford &

Vinography Images: Chalk Top

Chalk Top LOMPOC, CA: The calcareous bluffs in the Sta. Rita Hills loom above Sweeney Road which cuts just under

Vinography Images: Lines of Light

Lines of Light LOMPOC, CA: A thick fog bank rolls into the Sta. Rita Hills vineyards of Melville Winery near

Vinography Images: Happy Sunrise

Happy Sunrise SANTA YNEZ, CA: A dramatic sunrise reflects in a pond at Happy Canyon’s Grassini Family Estate, near Santa

Vinography Images: Island of Green

Island of Green SANTA YNEZ, CA: Appearing like an island in a wide sea, a Syrah vineyard is surrounded by

Vinography Images: Straight and Narrow

Straight and Narrow SANTA YNEZ, CA: Weeds in a Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard at Happy Canyon Vineyard are cleared near Santa

Welcome Back Photographer George Rose

Please join me in welcoming back photographer George Rose as a weekly collaborator for my Vinography Images posts. For some

Vinography Images: Layers of Light

Layers of Light PAUILLAC, FRANCE: Layers of clouds and light and vines at Château Lafite Rothschild, which has been owned

Vinography Images: The Last Gold

The Last Gold PAUILLAC, FRANCE: The last golden light of day falls on Château Lafite Rothschild, which has been owned

Vinography Images: The Infinite Curve

The Infinite Curve SAINT-ÉMILION, FRANCE: The alluring curve of the roof designed by Christian de Portzamparc peeks above the vineyard

Vinography Images: The Fine Fields

The Fine Fields PAUILLAC, FRANCE: Storm light dapples the gently rolling vineyards surrounding Château Lafite Rothschild, which has been owned

Vinography Images: Mists of Margaux

Mists of Margaux MARGAUX, FRANCE: The silhouettes of trees show dull colors in the morning mists along a canal on

Vinography Images: Bent to the Task

Bent to the Task PAUILLAC, FRANCE: An old hand bends to the task during harvest at Château Lafite Rothschild, which

Vinography Images: The Wide Sky

The Wide Sky POMEROL, FRANCE: The sky spreads wide over vineyards just as expansive at Chateau Pétrus in Pomerol, on

Vinography Images: Silver Lining

Silver Lining PESSAC, FRANCE: The sky shines silver above the vineyards and chateau at Haut-Brion in Bordeaux. The estate dates

Vinography Images: Harvest Moment

Harvest Moment GIRONDE, FRANCE: Workers carry grapes to the gondola in the morning light at Chateau Ausone in Gironde on

Vinography Images: The Light Fantastic

The Light Fantastic SAINT-ÉMILION, FRANCE: Light streams through a break in the storm clouds to illumine the vineyards of Chateau

Vinography Images: The Great Expanse

The Great Expanse PAUILLAC, FRANCE: The vineyards seem to go on forever under the wide open sky at Château Lafite

Vinography Images: Moon Over My…Pétrus

Moon Over My…Pétrus POMEROL, FRANCE: A harvest moon rises behind the winery at Chateau Pétrus in Pomerol, on Bordeaux’s Right

Vinography Images: Castle Walls

Castle Walls SAUTERNES, FRANCE: The setting sun casts shadows through the trees on the crenellated walls of Château d’Yquem in

Vinography Images: Monument to the Wind

Monument to the Wind GIRONDE, FRANCE: The estate’s iconic windmill stands watch over the vines at Chateau Ausone in Gironde

Vinography Images: A Wave on the Sea

Wave on the Sea SAINT-ÉMILION, FRANCE: Like a wave perpetually breaking on a sea of surrounding vines, the winery designed

Vinography Images: Sentinels in the Mist

Sentinels in the Mist MARGAUX, FRANCE: Winter-bare trees emerge from the morning mist along a canal on the grounds of

Vinography Images: The Barrel Room

The Barrel Room MARGAUX, FRANCE: A cellar worker moves barrels at Chateau Margaux. Margaux is one of four original Premier

Vinography Images: Open Door

Open Door PAUILLAC, FRANCE: A small hut with an open door offers shelter for vineyard workers at the estate of

Vinography Images: Every Last Berry

Every Last Berry POMEROL, FRANCE: A harvest worker unloads the last of a load of Merlot at Chateau Pétrus in

Vinography Images: Looking West

Looking West SAUTERNES, FRANCE: The setting sun dips below the horizon across the western vineyards of Château d’Yquem in Sauternes,

Vinography Images: Old Hat

Old Hat PAUILLAC, FRANCE: A harvest worker and his hat have both seen a number of vintages at Chateau Latour

Vinography Images: Pebbles

Pebbles POMEROL, FRANCE: The pebbles in the gravelly soil are mirrored by pebbly skies above Chateau Pétrus in Pomerol, on

Vinography Images: Chilling

Chilling GIRONDE, FRANCE: Chunks of dry ice cool fruit in a tank at Chateau Ausone in Gironde on Bordeaux’s Right

Vinography Images: The Harvest

The Harvest POMEROL, FRANCE: A cascade of perfectly ripe Merlot falls into the hopper at Chateau Pétrus in Pomerol, on

Vinography Images: Bottom of the Tank

The Bottom of the Tank PESSAC, FRANCE: The last drops of the vintage make the bottom of a tank at

Vinography Images: Windows at Dusk

Windows at Dusk PAUILLAC, FRANCE: The lighted windows of the chateau shine out as dusk falls at Chateau Mouton Rothschild

Vinography Images: Striations

Striations SAUTERNES, FRANCE: The setting sun turns the shadows of stately trees into striations across the back lawn at Château

Vinography Images: The Expanse

The Expanse PAUILLAC, FRANCE: Vineyards seem to stretch towards the horizon at Château Lafite Rothschild, which has been owned by

Vinography Images: The Next Cabernet

The Next Cabernet PESSAC, FRANCE: Clusters of Cabernet Sauvignon grapes on harvest day tip out of the back of the

Vinography Images: Traditional Harvest

Traditional Harvest POMEROL, FRANCE: A well manicured hand contrasts with the traditional wooden harvest basket at Chateau Pétrus in Pomerol,

Vinography Images: Clouds of Roses

Clouds of Roses SAUTERNES, FRANCE: Clouds gather above the rose garden at the rear of Château d’Yquem in Sauternes, an

Vinography Images: A Rift in the Sky

A Rift in the Sky PAUILLAC, FRANCE: Dramatic clouds separate amidst the evening light above Château Lafite Rothschild, which has

Vinography Images: Looming Large

Looming Large GIRONDE, FRANCE: Storm clouds loom in the evening light while the estate’s windmill sits still above the vineyards