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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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Drink Up

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

Wine Tasting by Jeep

Hop in a Jeep for a carefree tasting excursion.

Viva Italia

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

New Eats

As if foodies visiting Wine Country didn’t already have enough eateries to sate every craving, two newcomers serve up home-style fare at prices that are easy to swallow.

Exquisite Evenings

Copain Wines invites fabulous chefs to pair their dishes.

Bread Winner

Any Thomas Keller enthusiast who waits in a Disneyland-long line to get into Yountville’s Bouchon Bakery will know that the bakery’s new cookbook—much like the treats behind the door—is a gift to behold.

Dive In

This summer, Bardessono is throwing a monthly afternoon party on the rooftop pool deck, and everyone is invited.

Retail Therapy

Treasures abound in these unique boutiques.

Beyond Borders

Wine Country’s international tapestry weaves a melting pot of flavors and experiences to savor.

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.

Wine Tasting For a Living

BevMo evaluator Wilfred Wong talks wine. Wilfred Wong got his start as a wine connoisseur when working for his family’s Ashbury Market in the early 1970s

Galas and Gatherings

Guests celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Napa Valley Wine Library Association’s Annual Tasting with more than 200 wines.