The Rhine House

© David M. Montero

The Rhine House

Uploaded: July 09, 2012

Description

Jacob Beringer, along with his brother, Frederick Beringer, immigrated to America in 1868 and soon after arrived in the Napa Valley of California. They purchased land for the first Beringer Vineyard in 1875. The Rhine House, a classic example of ornate Victorian architecture, was completed in 1884 by Architect Albert Schroepfer for Frederick Beringer at a cost of $28,000. Beringer Vineyards holds the distinction of being the oldest continuously operating winery in the Napa Valley. It is also one of the very few wineries that survived the draconian prohibition of 1922, which lasted over a decade. The estate is also in the National Register for Historic Places as a historic district, a status it has held since 2001

Comments

Carol Teal July 10, 2012

Great info and such a beautiful house! Great treatment too. And wow... $28,000 back then?? I wonder what that would compare to in today's money? A lot I am sure! #1474008

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 10, 2012

Outstanding capture and treatment Dave - Great info too! #10222628

Robert R. Goodman level-addict July 10, 2012

Hi Dave,Excellent HDR my friend.What a beautiful old house.Great place to visit!!! #10222847

Don Christiana July 10, 2012

Outstanding capture of such an historical house. Your great information just adds to the image. #10222940

Terry Cervi level-classic July 11, 2012

What a beautiful Victorian home, Monte'!! Love your treatment too! #10225419

Katherine Kuhn level-classic July 11, 2012

Love the colors & detail in your treatment of this historic house! Beautiful!
#10225436

Stephen Zacker July 13, 2012

Like the way you included the tree and your presentation #10227427

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe July 13, 2012

Beautiful colors and details, Dave!!! Lovely house and a gorgeous capture!!! #10227663

Lindley Johnson level-classic July 14, 2012

What a cool looking house, so well captured. Love this image, Dave, and the information is fascinating! #10229454

Robert K. Bemus level-classic July 14, 2012

I think I saw this eons ago on my honeymoon...could've sworn there were 2 houses ;-)...great comp and treatment, Dave!! #10229752

Evy Johansen level-classic July 18, 2012

Beautiful house! And great work, Dave! Thanks for the interesting info!! #10235731

Leslie McLain level-deluxe July 22, 2012

Terrific capture and information, Dave. #10239733

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe July 22, 2012

Came back to fav this super shot, Dave!!!! #10239935

Claudia Kuhn level-classic July 26, 2012

Wonderful Victorian house, glad its been well cared for. #10245549

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 27, 2012

Ohhh man, this is gorgeous, great find and interesting history Dave!

jo ann c. #10246699

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe September 14, 2012

Love the history and the wonderful treatment that makes this image magical. #10323409

Laura E. Swan level-classic October 27, 2012

What a beautiful place and with such rich history. I really like your treatment here, Dave. Great choice! Topaz?

-Laura :D #10387087

Joannie Bertucci level-classic February 12, 2013

Stunning visual Dave! Wonderful rich history to go with the wonderful rich image you've presented! #10565124

April 02, 2015

So beautiful....so unique and special! #11277743

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