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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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Where to Taste in Wine Country

With an explosion of new—and newly renovated—wineries and tasting rooms, Wine Country offers even more must-see destinations.

Drink Up

In Wine Country, imbibing isn’t just about wine.

Healdsburg Hot Spots

New tasting room and restaurant open their Doors.

5 of our Favorite Wine Caves in Sonoma

Take a trip through Sonoma Valley’s spectacular working wine caves, which offer cool adventures during the warmer months.

Estate of Grace

A breathtaking family estate in Petaluma celebrates the 25th anniversary of its vineyards.

Market Place

Sebastopol stakes its claim, with a sophisticated shopping and dining arcade.

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.

Pet-Friendly Wineries

Fido will love these dog-friendly tasting rooms.

Three To Watch

Napa Noshing

New restaurants open their doors around town.

Learn How to Bottle at Spirit Works Distillery

Become an Employee for A Day at Spirit Works Distillery.

Wine Stars

What do guitar icon Carlos Santana, racing star Jeff Gordon, and three-time Super Bowl MVP Joe Montana have in common? These famous people—along with more and more celebrities—are entering into the wonderful world of wine.