The California Directory of Fine Wineries: Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino


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 State’s world-renowned wine country. Scenic back roads meander past Napa’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 California’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.