Tag: vineyard

Vinography Images: Coombsville Cool

Famed winemaker Andy Erickson strolls down a vineyard row in Coombsville. One of Napa’s coolest AVAs, Coombsville is also one

Vinography Images: On Their Way

A cluster of Chardonnay grapes ripens at Durell Vineyard in Sonoma County. Durrell was transformed from a cattle ranch into

Vinography Images: Frost Fighter

The slope of a vineyard curves smoothly against the sky towards a low point occupied by a frost fan at

Vinography Images: Night Light

A tractor rigged with lights prepares for an early morning pick in the To Kalon Vineyard in Oakville. Arguably Napa’s

Vinography Images: Ready for The New

New organic plantings take hold in the Terraces Vineyard at Mayacamas, pruned and ready for the year’s new growth. The

Vinography Images: Morning View

The morning sun creeps up the end posts of one of Kistler’s vineyards in the hills, looking down on the

Vinography Images: Dangerous Work

A vineyard worker smokes on the job during a pre-dawn pick of white grapes in a Napa Vineyard. Vineyard work

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