• Courtney de Wet
  • A Hanukkah Menu

    Need some ideas for your Hanukkah table? Big Leo photographer Evi Abeler and prop stylist Courtney de Wet worked together to create this stunning food story for Wine Spectator, which might give you some ideas. The story features our favorite classic recipes with a refined and modern twist. We’re definitely going to make those zucchini latkes! […]

  • Evi Abeler
  • Return to Form

    Wine anyone? Your Thanksgiving dinner wouldn’t be complete without a glass (or two) of red. Big Leo photographer Evi Abeler shot this recent story for Wine Spectator Magazine, highlighting some delicious wines that might pair well with your holiday plate! Take a look below and get boozy!  

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  • Wine Spectator December – James Worrell

    The holiday season is upon us and it wouldn’t be complete without our lovely families, fabulous friends, and…WINE. Which is why we’re always looking to our favorite sommelier, Wine Spectator, for great tips on how to choose the perfect wine for our holiday dinners and parties. Big Leo’s James Worrell shot the December cover of the magazine, showcasing his […]

  • Food Styling
  • After Dinner

    The two things I can’t resist might just be wine and desserts. So how fitting that the September issue of Wine Spectator features a major story on dessert pairings! Styled by Carrie Purcell and photographed by Andrew Purcell, each pairing looks more delicious than the next. These recipes are great for a festive dinner party or even just a party […]

  • Photography
  • 2009 Vintage

    Hector Sanchez shot this commanding cover for Wine Spectator – on the great California Cabernet vintage of 2009.  This really speaks to the fine art of making wines – at the end of the day you can have everything in place but it still depends on something so unpredictable as the weather.  Certainly the science […]