New Client Work: Worth Magazine

Well fall is in the air, and with the sweeping of autumn leaves from the ground around the house, so goes the sweeping off of the dust that’s accumulated on the blog. And… Continue reading

Auction Napa Valley 2015

Once agin it’s upon us here in Napa Valley… Of course I’m talking about the world’s biggest charity wine auction – Auction Napa Valley 2015! This year marks 9 years that I’ve been… Continue reading

Francis Ford Coppola Shoot for Wine Spectator

I’m super excited to have photographed the most recent cover for Wine Spectator magazine that’s on newsstands right now! To be completely honest, it was a bit nerve-wracking to be tasked with photographing… Continue reading

Client Work: Luxury Napa Valley Hotel Photography

Technically, the Poetry Inn is, well, an inn and not a hotel given it only has 6 rooms, but let me tell you, it’s every bit of luxury. This magnificent property is perched… Continue reading

The Healing Power of Smiles

Once again, I had the great honor of being let into the lives of some very special families undergoing extraordinary challenges. And in that relative split second of time, I came away feeling… Continue reading

A Different View of a Napa Valley Grape Harvest

The sounds of the worker’s whistling and rustling vines filled the cool foggy air clinging to the valley floor, as row by row, the 2014 vintage was plucked one cluster at a time.… Continue reading

Not your average vacation photos

Well I just can’t help it, but my vacation photos are never normal. Sure I take the pretty sunset pictures and the obligatory family photos, but I also end up with a lot… Continue reading

Sunrise Vineyard Flight – St. Helena, California

This week I had a great flight with my magical flying camera over a pretty special vineyard in Napa Valley. What makes it special is the bit of cultural and historical significance to… Continue reading

1976 Judgement of Paris

Today commemorates the 1976 Judgement Of Paris, where two California wines beat the best French wine in a double blind tasting. Wines from the two winners, Chateau Monetelena and Stags Leap Wine Cellars… Continue reading

Happy #ChardonnayDay

Another year older, ol’ chardonnay… Here’s a little Soil to Lips tribute! Stock photography distributed by Jason Tinacci /