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The California Directory of Fine Wineries (California Directory of Fine Wineries: Napa, Sonoma)by K. Reka Badger
Synopses & Reviews
The essential guide to both glamorous estates and intimate, family-owned vineyards, The California Directory of Fine Wineries is an indispensible travel companion to the Golden Stateand#8217;s world-renowned wine country. Scenic back roads meander past Napaand#8217;s elegant tasting rooms, through Sonoma's premier wineries, and into laid-back Mendocino, where the winemakers themselves will pour visitors a glass of their specialty. Profiles cover 68 of Northern Californiaand#8217;s wineries, describing their striking architecture, bountiful gardens, and distinctive features, from 100-year-old wine caves and museum-quality art exhibitions to bocce ball courts and tastings of local olive oils and other gourmet foods. Also included are more than 200 color images, full-page maps, and sidebars listing directions, vineyard tours, wine tastings, special culinary events, and nearby attractions.
About the Author
K. Reka Badger is a freelance writer who writes weekly wine, food, and gardening columns. She is a regular contributor to numerous publications, including Destination Wine Country and Santa Barbara Seasons. Badger is based near Paso Robles, CA.
Marty Olmstead is an award-winning author who has covered the California wine country for numerous national and regional publications including Travel + Leisure, Wine Adventure, Wine Country Living, and the Marin Independent Journal. Olmstead is based in Sonoma, CA.
Robert Holmes is widely acknowledged as one of the worldand#8217;s finest travel photographers. His photographs have appeared in virtually every major travel magazine, including National Geographic and Departures. He lives in Marin County, CA.
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