Tag: vineyard

Vinography Images: The Lift

It’s a gesture repeated hundreds, thousands of times every day in August, September, and October in wine country. It’s a

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

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: 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: 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

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

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

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

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

The Triangle

Vinography Images: The Triangle

A tiny patch of vineyard shows its autumn colors through the golden shoulders of the Mount Veeder foothills in Napa.

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