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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

Vineyard Photograph

Vinography Images: Coiled Spring

Coiled SpringLOS OLIVOS, CA: The terraced Saarloos & Sons Windmill Ranch vineyard in Ballard Canyon wraps around the brow of

Gaining Ground

Vinography Images: Gaining Ground

Gaining GroundBUELLTON, CA: Late evening light spills into the rows at Gainey’s “Evan’s Ranch” Pinot Noir vineyard in the Santa

zig zag zang

Vinography Images: Zig Zag Zang

Zig Zag ZangSANTA YNEZ, CA : The Vogelzang Vineyards along Happy Canyon Road, green with the new growth of spring,

vineyards with autumn colors

Vinography Images: Autumn Progress

Autumn ProgressSANTA YNEZ, CA: The vineyards are turning color as autumn progresses, near Santa Ynez, California. After harvest, grapevines enter

Wine on fire

Vinography Images: Wine on Fire

Wine on FireSANTA MARIA, CA: Dark afternoon smoke from the officially named Alamo Fire, burning in the nearby coastal mountains

Gibbous Noir Image

Vinography Images: Gibbous Noir

Gibbous NoirSANTA MARIA, CA: The gibbous moon rises over Pinot Noir vineyards at Bien Nacido near Santa Maria, California. Bien

Dierberg Vineyard

Vinography Images: Trio of Companions

Trio of CompanionsSANTA YNEZ, CA: A Cabernet vineyard at Dierberg Star Lane Vineyards sits above three oak trees near Santa

Santa Rita Hills

Vinography Images: Them Thar Hills

Them Thar Hills LOMPOC, CA: The Sta. Rita Hills are viewed from Sanford & Benedict Vineyard near Lompoc, California. Planted

Tree and pond

Vinography Images: Silent Refuge

Silent RefugeSANTA YNEZ, CA: An irrigation pond at Refugio Ranch reflects a lone tree against the evening sky near Santa

grapes

Vinography Images: The Great Change

The Great ChangeLOS OLIVOS, CA: A cluster of Grenache grapes growing in a vineyard at Zaca Mesa Winery, located along