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Read Between the Vines

Three wine books to enjoy!



While coverage spans the country in American Wine: The Ultimate Companion to the Wines and Wineries of the United States, critically acclaimed wine writer Jancis Robinson and James Beard Award–winner Linda Murphy dedicate the first section to California, with remarkable detail on the esteemed Napa and Sonoma appellations. Fascinating anecdotes and breathtaking images of more than 30 properties fill the pages of Napa Valley Iconic Wineries, the perfect gift for collectors and fans of the brands featured. Highlights include Oakville’s Gargiulo Vineyards and Rutherford’s stunning Round Pond Estate—with bar codes that launch videos on your smart phone. Rock and Vine: Next Generation Changemakers in America’s Wine Country profiles 11 wine professionals blazing trails in Napa and Sonoma. From kegging wine to growing sustainable vineyards, these young talents are applying new skills and technologies to their own labels, while also taking a page from iconic Northern California wine brands.

 

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Unique Beer Tastings

Check out these breweries for a different kind of tasting.

Viva Italia

If you can’t make it to Venice, take a trip inside the private Calistoga residence of renowned Italian muralist Carlo Marchiori.

Art Meets Life

With a last name that’s associated with Oscar-winning filmmakers and a successful Geyserville winery, one might think Gia Coppola has some big shoes to fill. But the fifth-generation Coppola’s initial efforts as both a movie director and winemaker have made a strong impression.

Wine Country Northwest

Where to sip, stay, eat, and play in Oregon’s Willamette Valley.

Wine Offspring

While some winemaking family members venture into other, none-wine-related businesses, more often their ties to the vineyard are just too hard to break. Here, four entrepreneurs from winemaking families talk about ways they found to share their passion for the vine

Three to Watch

Meet three re-careering vintners who are making wines you need to be drinking.

The New Napa

Expert Oxbow

Ten things to check out at Wine Country’s favorite market.

Wine Country Itineraries: Getting to know the towns of Napa and Sonoma counties

You’re in Wine Country, and your performance doesn’t start for a while. You don’t feel like visiting a winery, and you don’t have time for dinner. All of a sudden you realize that you don’t really know Wine Country all that well. Here’s a selection of things to see and do in Petaluma and Yountville.

Now Pouring

Uncorking vintages in delightful new tasting rooms.

Francis Ford Coppola’s New Winery

There’s a little history in each sip at Virginia Dare Winery.

Pet-Friendly Wineries

Fido will love these dog-friendly tasting rooms.