Napa Valley, 3rd: Land of Golden Vines [Paperback
Knowing how and where to experience the pleasures of an area's food, wine, and culture separates the informed visitor from the tourist. Whether you explore the Napa Valley by car or on foot, Kathleen and Gerald Hill take you step-by-step so that you can fully appreciate the beauty and charm of the region. This gem of a guide takes you up to and through the front door of the most interesting restaurants and wineries as well as the most intriguing shops and lodgings and Napa Valley. You'll also the meet the people who live, labor, cultivate, and cook in this area of rich culinary tradition.
The Winemaker's Dance: Exploring Terroir in the Napa Valley
In this exhaustive and sometimes exhausting book, Swinchatt and Howell take on the Herculean task of explaining how the "topography, bedrock, sediments and soils, temperature and rainfall" that is the terroir of Napa Valley affect the taste of its famous wines. Everything including the intensity of sunlight, the slope of hills, the length of shadows, and the impact of different woods on the wine aging in barrels comes under the authors' examination.
A Moveable Thirst: Tales and Tastes from a Season in Napa Wine Country
Hank Beal is a wine prothe executive wine buyer at an upscale supermarket chain. Rick Kushman is an ordinary guy who enjoys wine but doesnt know a lot about it. Together, Hank and Rick set out to visit all 141 public tasting rooms in Napa during the course of a year. The result is A Moveable Thirstan engaging, often hilarious book thats one part Sideways, one part Frommers.
Hidden Napa Valley, Revised and Expanded Edition
Here is a unique portrait of California's beloved wine country. From its stunning landscape to its culture and gourmet sophistication, these striking images of the valley, captured throughout the seasons, illustrate the unique treasures of California's prized vineyards. Updated with many new locations, this enlarged edition has also been expanded to include an index as well as a resource guide packed with great Napa wineries, shops, hotels, B&Bs, and restaurants.
Napa (CA) (Images of America) [Paperback]
The name Napa may come from Napato, a clan of the Wintun Indians who once lived along a river that flows into San Francisco Bay. Award-winning author Lin Weber searched the photographic archives of the Napa Valley Museum, the Napa County Historical Society, and many private collections to provide these fine images, small portholes overlooking the vast currents of time that continue to shape Napa.