Vinography Images: Juicy Beginnings

Juicy Beginnings
LOMPOC, CA: Chardonnay grapes are dumped into a hopper during crush in the area affectionately known as the Lompoc Wine Ghetto, a concentrated industrial zone that plays host to more than 40 wineries and wine tasting rooms in Santa Barbara County. The 2020 harvest has started in earnest this past week, as a massive hot and humid weather system looms over California.

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Vinography Images: Gibbous Noir

Gibbous Noir
SANTA MARIA, CA: The gibbous moon rises over Pinot Noir vineyards at Bien Nacido near Santa Maria, California. Bien Nacido sits on the end of an east-west transverse mountain range, making it effectively a maritime-influenced desert. The morning fog cover and the cool afternoon breezes from the Pacific Ocean make it an extremely cool site, which offers very long, slow maturation for Pinot Noir and other cool-climate varieties.

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Vinography Images: Happy Grapes

Happy Grapes
LOMPOC, CA: Pinot Noir grapes grow plump and ripe in a Sta. Rita Hills vineyard near Lompoc, California. The Sta. Rita Hills contains approximately 3000 acres of Pinot Noir, a grape that is particularly suited for the cool maritime climate with its fog influence from the nearby Pacific Ocean.

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Vinography Images: Wine’s Happy Place

Wine’s Happy Place
SANTA YNEZ, CA: The vineyards of Happy Canyon are in their full green splendor near Santa Ynez, California. Because of its close proximity to Southern California and Los Angeles population centers, combined with a Mediterranean climate, the coastal regions of Santa Barbara have become a popular weekend getaway destination for millions of tourists each year.

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Vinography Images: Trio of Companions

Trio of Companions
SANTA YNEZ, CA: A Cabernet vineyard at Dierberg Star Lane Vineyards sits above three oak trees near Santa Ynez, California. Jim and Mary Dierberg started their winery project in 1996, making Pinot Noir and Chardonnay from cooler sites, and Cabernet and Bordeaux Varieties from warmer sites in the Happy Canyon area of Santa Barbara County.

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Vinography Images: Them Thar Hills

Them Thar Hills
LOMPOC, CA: The Sta. Rita Hills are viewed from Sanford & Benedict Vineyard near Lompoc, California. Planted in 1971, Sanford & Benedict Vineyard was the first in the area that would become the Sta. Rita Hills Appellation. Now the AVA boasts more than 59 vineyards totally more than 2700 acres of predominantly Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. 

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Vinography Images: Silent Refuge

Silent Refuge
SANTA YNEZ, CA: An irrigation pond at Refugio Ranch reflects a lone tree against the evening sky near Santa Ynez, California. Refugio Ranch was planted in 2006 and focuses on growing primarily Rhone grape varieties on the north-facing slopes of the Santa Ynez mountains, and in the alluvial flats near the Santa Ynez River.

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Vinography Images: The Great Change

The Great Change
LOS OLIVOS, CA: A cluster of Grenache grapes growing in a vineyard at Zaca Mesa Winery, located along Foxen Canyon Road, is shown ripening in the sun just after veraison. As the summer heats up winegrapes all over the state will soon be going through the changes that come with veraison, as skins change from green to their golden or darker hues, berries plump up, and the grapes shift towards sugar production and eventual ripeness.

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Vinography Images: Cabernet Bluff

Cabernet Bluff
SANTA YNEZ, CA: The hillsides, pastures, and vineyards of Grimm’s Bluff in the Happy Canyon AVA show the bright green of spring near Santa Ynez, California. Grimm’s Bluff grows Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon in the sandy loam, clay and gravel soils of the bluff above the Santa Ynez River.

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Vinography Images: Over the Edge

Over the Edge
SANTA YNEZ, CA: A mountainside Cabernet Sauvignon vineyard seems to drop off a cliff as it sits above the morning fog at Dierberg’s Star Lane Vineyard near Santa Ynez, California.

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