Random Ridge Winery

wines from the mount veeder appellation, napa, california

photo gallery

 

the vineyard in all seasons

southern view from the observation deck: San Francisco Bay and Mt. Tam


 western view, photo by Chris Clemente

 

 

pruning south side 2013

 

at 2200 feet, occasionally it snows

 

   vineyard in autumn


 photo by Chris Clemente


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rainbow over Random Ridge


northeast view, checking out the cover crop, fescue & crimson clover

 

trusty Randy Rarick 9 foot custom pocket rocket

  

pruning in the snow

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Bill a few years back

 


burning the prunings

 

cabernet firewood, mayacamas vineyards to the north

 

 whacking the cover crop, a master at work

 

zane hoeing 

 

summertime


summertime

harvest. full bins ready for the crusher

 

Emile hard at it

  

happy pickers make for better wine

 

great picking crew

 

perfectly ripe bins of Sangiovese grapes

 

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 hard at work 

 

 

the homestead and environs


on the way to the ranch on cavedale road

 

 cavedale road at the driveway entrance


scarlet frittilaria (aka mission bells) on the ridge road 


bill and the boys posing at the gate; concrete sculpture by Mary Fuller McChesney

 

 walking down the vineyard path

 

 

 autumn

 

 from the deck to the vineyard

 

april every year: blooming cherry tree and forget-me-nots

 

foundation work at the atelier

 

inside 

 

susan's heath tile

 

library and curios

 

wisteria and lilacs

 

 

 

the 1996 fire

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firetrucks that saved the ranch- thank you! 


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trees burnt after fire 


aerial fire












aerial view after fire



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