Category: Vinography Images

Vinography Images: The Original Barn

The Original Barn LOMPOC, CA: The iconic barn at at Sanford & Benedict Vineyard reflects the green of the vines

Vinography Images: Peaks and Valleys

Peaks and Valleys SANTA YNEZ, CA: A cabernet vineyard at Dierberg Star Lane Vineyards sits above the fog near Santa

Vinography Images: Chardonnay in Spring

Chardonnay in Spring SANTA MARIA, CA: A hillside Chardonnay vineyard begins its growth journey near Santa Maria, California. INSTRUCTIONS: Download

Vinography Images: Fresh Fruit

Fresh Fruit SANTA MARIA, CA: Workers pick grapes at Bien Nacido Vineyards as the grape harvest is now fully underway

Vinography Images: New Pinot

New Pinot BUELLTON, CA: Recently planted Pinot Noir grapevines in the Santa Rita Hills come alive as wisps of fog

Vinography Images: Green Terraces

Green Terraces LOS OLIVOS, CA: The terraced Saarloos & Sons Windmill Ranch vineyard in Ballard Canyon shows a carpet of

Vinography Images: Higher Than Cool

Higher Than Cool SANTA YNEZ, CA: A mountainside Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard sits above the morning fog at Dierberg’s Star Lane

Vinography Images: A Hazy Shade of Autumn

A Hazy Shade of Autumn SANTA MARIA, CA: Dark afternoon smoke from the officially named Alamo Fire, burning in the

Vinography Images: Perfect Refuge

Perfect Refuge SANTA YNEZ, CA: The irrigation pond at Refugio Ranch reflects its neighboring vines in the cool light of

Vinography Images: Down the Line

Down the Line SANTA YNEZ, CA: Long rows of Cabernet Sauvignon catch the light at Happy Canyon Vineyard near Santa

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