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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This image is from a series of photographs by George Rose captured in the process of shooting his most recent work WINE COUNTRY: Santa Barbara County, a visual celebration of one of California’s most beautiful wine regions. The book can be ordered on George’s web site.

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