Whether you’re reading a murder mystery that occurred inside a secret Napa Valley winery or you are dipping into exquisite Napa Valley cookbook cuisine, endless books are written about or set within Napa Valley.
Why? The romantic backdrop of the bursting grapes and dramatic landscape make Napa Valley a reader’s paradise. No matter if you are waiting at an airport or need a relaxing read for the beach, a good book set in Napa Valley can transport you to the aromatic utopia that has attracted and intrigued visitors for centuries:
- Napa: The Story of an American Eden, by James Conaway chronicles the lives of two wine making empires and how power and prestige can be lost
- Matt Kramer’s New California Wine: Making Sense of Napa Valley, Sonoma, Central Coast and Beyond tracks the lineage of wine making and developments within the industry
- Robert Mondavi & the Mondavi Family: American Wine Royalty, by Brad Prescott offers a look inside wine making royalty
- Napa Valley: The Land, the Wine, the People, by Charles O’Rear, by Brad Prescott follows National Geographic photographer Charles O’Rear’s photographic journey through Napa Valley
Before heading to Napa Valley for a vacation or a weekend retreat, pick up a book on Napa Valley. Learn more about the geography, the history and the people who make Napa Valley what it is today.
Don’t forget to reserve comfy and affordable accommodations at Napa Valley Hotel and Suites. Bring your books, Kindle and some time for a restorative visit to wine country.