Tag: Jimmy Hayes

Vinography Images: Vine Hill Hands

The amount of work required to produce the highest quality grapes remains unknown to most wine drinkers. Here a crew

Vinography Images: Before the Vineyard

Replanting work at Trenton Roadhouse Vineyard in Forestville, California. An immense amount of work and planning goes into the planting

Vinography Images: Pritchard Moon

A crescent moon rises, to be followed shortly by the dawn framed, by the vineyard rows at Brand Vineyards on

Vinography Images: So Long, Sucker

A worker suckers vines in Napa’s famed To Kalon vineyard in the Oakville AVA. Suckering is the process of removing

Vinography Images: Cloven Earth

Terraces carved into hillsides in the Cienega Valley are framed by the dark line of the San Andreas Fault, in

Vinography Images: The Massican Man

Winemaker Dan Petroski is caught red-handed, so to speak, in the cellar at Larkmead Vineyards in Calistoga. Petroski makes the

vines with bird netting

Vinography Images: Not For the Birds

A wayward vine tendril creeps above the barrier created by bird netting in a Napa Vineyard. Though not nearly as

Vinography Images: Otherworldly Wine

A view looking down on the town and vineyards of Taganana on the island of Tenerife, one of the Canary

Vinography Images: The Mountain

Mount Saint Helena is seen at dusk behind darkened rows of vines on the valley floor. Prominent and steep, Mount

Vinography Images: Wood Tasting

A pair of hands (and palate) hard at work doing cooper trials at Favia Wines in Napa. Cooper trials involve

Vinography Images: The Flavor of Steep

A view down the Sil River takes in the precariously steep vineyards of the Amandi District of the Ribeira Sacra

Vinography Images: Foggy Knoll

A rolling knoll emerges from the fog to reveal new plantings at Cornell Vineyards on the Sonoma County side of

Vinography Images: Rolling Green and Gold

Gentle undulations of green vineyards and golden fields mark the topography of the Los Carneros American Viticultural Area, seen here

Vinography Images: By Feel

Dan O’Brien of Gail Wines checks on a vineyard in Sonoma Valley. Gail Wines is a small project run by

Vinography Images: The Trials of Blending

A quiet moment of contemplation during a blending session at Brand winery on Pritchard Hill in Napa Valley. Blending trials

Dawn denizens

Vinography Images: Dawn Denizens

Wild turkeys roam the vineyard rows at an early hour in the Hudson Vineyard in Carneros. One of California’s most

frost fans

Vinography Images: Frost Fight

Frost fans spinning at dawn in the famed To Kalon Vineyard of Napa’s Oakville AVA. Frost is on a lot

holding a bung

Vinography Images: Close Your Bunghole

Workers make wooden bungs by hand to fit the old wooden foudres at Mayacamas Vineyards on Mount Veeder in Napa,

new vineyard planting

Vinography Images: Planting the Matrix

Looking down at a new vineyard site from the scrubby hills surrounding Eden Rift Vineyards in the Cienega Valley, a