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red swing

budge brown lost his wife to breast cancer and decided to do something about it. he started cleavage creek vineyards and donates 10% of sales to breast cancer research. it was a crisp, clear autumn day when we visited.

eisele vineyards

my family and the eisele family have been friends for decades. milton and barbara eisiele owned and operated eisele vineyards, growing some of the finest cabernet grapes anywhere before selling the property to bart and daphne araujo. i was able to visit this past wednesday and the colors were stunning.

napa gold

this is such an extraordinary time to visit the napa valley. the air is crisp and clean and the colors are vivid. this is what venge vineyards looked like yesterday.

red leaves at ponte

the weather was ideal for the temecula valley winegrowers association’s 20th annual harvest celebration. the colors this time of year are magnificent!

temecula golden vines

the temecula winegrowers association’s 20th annual harvest celebration kicked off yesterday with more than 30 participating wineries offering wine and food. the vines were beautiful along the driveway to palumbo family winery.

autumn in napa valley

we visited the napa valley at the end of october last year. i don’t know that i have ever seen more spectacular fall colors. these are vines at larkmead winery.

wait 'til next year

visiting maryland and virginia for the thanksgiving holiday, i stopped to take a picture of this sign on the way to naked mountain winery.


autumn vines

friday morning we met with cathy corison of corison winery in st. helena. i can’t imagine there’s a prettier time of year to visit the napa valley.

corison vines

st helena

wrapping up our california wine tour, we visited corison winery, then had lunch at the culinary institute of america at greystone. at larkmead winery, i took this shot in the vineyards.

larkmead leaves

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autumn leaves

my favorite season of the year is here. nights and mornings are crisper and the days not so hot. i shot this in canyon lake, ca in 2003.

fall colors