Tag: photography

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

Book Review: Winemakers Writ Large

How do you capture the spirit of an entire wine region? This isn’t just an academic question, it’s something that

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

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

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

Early Tendrils

Vinography Images: Early Tendrils

Tendrils of a grapevine unfurl at Covert Estate in the Coombsville AVA of Napa Valley. At the moment, grapevines in

hands at work

Vinography Images: Experienced Hands

Using a block of wood to hold it away from the irrigation line, a vineyard worker cuts the trunk of

topping barrels

Vinography Images: Tight Squeeze

A cellar worker replaces a barrel bung after topping up at the Kistler winery in the town of Forestville. One

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