Tag: landscape

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: 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

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

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

Spring is Coming

Vinography Images: Spring is Coming

Budbreak in Hyde Vineyard in the Carneros AVA. Most California vineyards are not quite this far along in their beginnings

Line of thinking

Vinography Images: Line of Thinking

Steve Matthiasson walks in his vineyard in the Oak Knoll District of Napa, as the morning sun makes trellis wires

landscape

Vinography Images: Strange Creatures

Frost fans stand starkly against the morning fog, like strange creatures in an otherworldly landscape, as the vineyards of the

the dark land

Vinography Images: The Dark Land

Posts rise out of the dark brush of a vineyard near Porseleinberg in Swartland, South Africa. Literally translating as “black

A foggy eden

Vinography Images: A Foggy Eden

January fog blankets the Eden Rift Vineyard in Hollister, 95 miles south of San Francisco. Eden Rift is a relatively

portrait

Introducing Photographer Jimmy Hayes

As regular readers know, I regularly collaborate with photographers to add some visual beauty to my weekly ramblings here and

house of syrah

Vinography Images: House of Syrah

House of SyrahLOS OLIVOS: The Stolpman Vineyards’ Villa Angeli sits at the crest of a hillside vineyard near Los Olivos,

rocket launch above vineyard

Vinography Images: Heavenly Glow

Heavenly GlowSOLVANG, CA: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base arcs above Stolpman Vineyard in Ballard

winter hills

Vinography Images: Winter Hills

Winter HillsLOS OLIVOS, CA: The winter hills are still brown as the first hints of green show up between the

Pushing Green

Vinography Images: Pushing Green

Pushing GreenLOMPOC, CA: Fog licks at the top of the Sta. Rita Hills above Sanford & Benedict Vineyard as new

Cuyama plantings

Vinography Images: The New Place

The New PlaceCUYAMA, CA: Hundreds of acres of new winegrape vineyards have been planted with Chardonnay, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon, and