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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

Landscape photo of Santa Ynez Valley

Vinography Images: Cabernet Bluff

Cabernet BluffSANTA YNEZ, CA: The hillsides, pastures, and vineyards of Grimm’s Bluff in the Happy Canyon AVA show the bright

Vineyard and fog

Vinography Images: Over the Edge

Over the EdgeSANTA YNEZ, CA: A mountainside Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard seems to drop off a cliff as it sits above

Solomon Hills Vineyard

Vinography Images: Hills of Chardonnay

Hills of ChardonnaySANTA MARIA, CA: A hillside Chardonnay vineyard at Solomon Hills Vineyards near Santa Maria, California basks in the

vineyard and hill

Vinography Images: Intersecting Planes

Intersecting PlanesSANTA MARIA, CA: Hillside Pinot Noir vineyards along the Tepusquet Bench are seemingly on a different plane from the

vineyard photo

Vinograpy Images: Half Light

Half LightSANTA YNEZ, CA: Shadows lengthen across a vineyard surrounding a lone oak tree near Santa Ynez, California. The Santa

mowing cover crop

Vinography Images: In The Thick of It

In The Thick of ItLOMPOC, CA: A thick cover crop at Melville Winery gets mowed near Lompoc, California. Cover crops

Spring in a Lompoc vineyard

Vinography Images: Spring Maintenance

Spring MaintenanceLOMPOC, CA: Pinot Noir grapevines in the Sta. Rita Hills coming back to life in the spring are tended

Tatomer Wines: Current Releases

When you meet some winemakers, who are seemingly making a living at a pursuit borne entirely of passion, it’s hard

Savor the Central Coast Tasting: October 1-2, Santa Margarita, CA

It’s often said (by me and others) that there’s never been a better time to be a wine lover. This

Book Review: Wines & Wineries of California’s Central Coast by William Ausmus

Review by Arthur Przebinda. The Central Coast is a huge appellation. Compiling a comprehensive guide to its wineries is nearly