The "Somewhere-ness" of California's Santa Cruz Mountains
- Overlooking Mount Eden Vineyards from Martin Ray's old house, December 2010.
- The inimitable winemaker Martin Ray, the Santa Cruz Mountains' most influential figure.
- California "Burgundy" circa 1940s.
- Santa Cruz Beach amusement park, with the Mountains rising behind it.
- Paul Masson, Burgundian import and "King of Calfornia Champagne" in the early 1900s.
- Jeffrey Patterson, winemaker at Mount Eden Vineyards and one of the Mountains' enduring visionaries.
- Lower lying vineyard blocks at Rhys' Horseshoe Ranch property.
- Kathryn Kennedy, one of the pioneers of Cabernet production in the Mountains, here in the 1970s tending vine in a skirt.
- Twins Bob and Jim Varner of Varner, one of the great producers of mountain Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. [Source: Prince of Pinot]
- Head trained Cabernet vines at Ridge Vineyards, overlooking the Silicon Valley. [Source: Harper Wells]
- Eric Baughner, current winemaker at Ridge. [Source: Reign of Terroir]
- A ridge at Ridge, December 2010.
- Paul Draper, one of the great icons of modern American winemaking in his Montebello cellars, Santa Cruz Mountains, CA.