Photographer George Rose traveled to the Rockpile region in mid-October, and returned with some photos that offer a sense of place and feel of the region, which is located above Lake Sonoma. He visited the vineyards of the Gloekner Family, the Mauritson Family, and Jack Florence to capture these shots.
Sonoma County Harvest 80% In as Vintners Race to Completion Sonoma County, CA, October 22, 2012 – With harvest nearing completion throughout Sonoma County following a growing season that was textbook perfect, Sonoma County Vintners and Sonoma County Winegrowers will be issuing a series of harvest updates from the perspective of vintners and growers based in the [...]
Located immediately to the east of the southern end of Alexander Valley is Knights Valley. Photographer George Rose traveled there recently and captured some beautfil shots of the region, as well as some moments where harvest was in full swing at vineyards owned by Treasury Wine Estates. [...]
As Harvest 2012 continues, the spike in temperatures has growers and vintners racing to pick, crush, and store this year’s bounty of quality grapes throughout Sonoma County. Our traveling photographer, George Rose, shared a couple of shots from his travels to Carneros this week.
Sonoma County, CA, September 28, 2012– With harvest well underway throughout Sonoma County following a growing season that was as textbook perfect as few vintners and growers can remember, Sonoma County Vintners and Sonoma County Winegrowers will be issuing a series of harvest updates from the perspective of vintners based in the region’s largest appellations, [...]
George Rose shared this series of photos capturing night harvesting work by J Vineyards & Winery of Chardonnay for sparkling wine at their West Side Road Vineyard in Russian River Valley, Sonoma County.
Sonoma County is now well past the frost phase, and thankfully the pressures this year were minimal. The next stressor for grape growers comes when delicate flowers are on the vines, leading to the set of the grape clusters, which turns out to be a good indication of yield. If something happens during these key [...]