Wine Country Vineyards in Fall

One of the best times of the year in Sonoma County is between October and November when the leaves start to turn, and the local vineyards become even more vibrant and beautiful. Take a look…

Photography by Kent Porter.

E. & J. Gallo Winery

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A Gallo vineyard along Highway 101 basks in late afternoon light, Wednesday Oct. 19, 2016 near Cloverdale.

Alexander Valley Vineyards

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Grape vines in the Alexander Valley, Wednesday Oct. 19, 2016 near Geyserville. (Kent Porter / The Press Democrat) 2016

Robert Young Estate Winery

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Late afternoon light hits a barn near Robert Young Estate winery in the Alexander Valley, Wednesday Oct. 19, 2016.
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Sunset takes on the hue of turning grape vines near Robert Young Estate Winery, Wednesday Oct. 19, 2016 near Healdsburg.
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Sunset takes on the hue of turning grape vines near Robert Young Estate Winery, Wednesday Oct. 19, 2016 near Healdsburg.

Windsor Vineyards

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Vineyards along Pleasant Ave. in Windsor under a fall sunset, Wednesday Oct. 19, 2016.
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A vineyard off Eastside Road near Windsor shows the changing of the season, but also new grass growth from the recent rains, Friday Oct 21, 2016.

Geysers Road Hillside

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Hillside vineyards on Geysers Road react to the autumn light, Wednesday Oct. 19, 2016.

Alexander Valley

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Vineyards turn above Alexander Valley, Thursday Oct. 20, 2016.
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Vineyards turn above Alexander Valley, Thursday Oct. 20, 2016.
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Vineyards turn above Alexander Valley, Thursday Oct. 20, 2016.
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Vineyards in the foothills of Alexander Valley, Wednesday Oct. 19, 2016.
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Recent rain has left standing water in vineyards in the Alexander Valley, Wednesday Oct. 26, 2016.

Geysers Vineyards

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A vineyard in the Geysers of North east Sonoma County, Wednesday Oct. 19, 2016.

Kendall-Jackson Vineyards

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Kendall Jackson vineyards, foreground, just off Geysers Road begin to turn with the cooler weather as Alexander Valley near Clos du Bois Winery basks in afternoon light, Wednesday Oct. 19, 2016 near Geyserville.
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A Kendall Jackson vineyard visible from Pine Flat Road in northeastern Sonoma County, Wednesday Oct. 26, 2016.

Carneros

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Vineyards start to turn in the Carneros region of Sonoma and Napa County, Thursday Oct. 20, 2016.
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Vineyards start to turn in the Carneros region of Sonoma and Napa County, Thursday Oct. 20, 2016.
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Vineyards start to turn in the Carneros region of Sonoma and Napa County, Thursday Oct. 20, 2016.

Healdsburg Vineyards

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A vineyard off Sweetwater Springs Road near Healdsburg, Friday Oct 21, 2016.
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Warm afternoon temperatures make for a pleasant walk on Sweetwater Springs Road near Healdsburg, Friday Oct 21, 2016.
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The changing of there seasons near Healdsburg, Friday Oct 21, 2016.

Jordan Winery

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At Jordan winery in Healdsburg, Wednesday Oct. 26, 2016 ivy reacts to the cooler rainy weather.

Stonestreet Winery

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Stonestreet Winery in the Alexander Valley is alive with fall color, Wednesday Oct. 26, 2016.

Asti

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An incoming storm accentuates the change of seasons near Asti, Wednesday Oct. 26, 2016 in a newly planted vineyard.
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An incoming storm accentuates the change of seasons near Asti, Wednesday Oct. 26, 2016.

Cloverdale

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An incoming storm coupled with the sunset in Cloverdale, Wednesday Oct. 26, 2016.
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An incoming storm coupled with the sunset in Cloverdale, Wednesday Oct. 26, 2016.

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