Rock and Vine: Next Generation Changemakers in Americas Wine Country by Chelsea Prince

wine2Rock and Vine: Next Generation Changemakers in Americas Wine Country by Chelsea Prince.

This beautiful coffee table book whisks you away on a tour of California vineyards. This isn’t merely a book serving up wine eye candy…you are also enlightened on the process of making wine, the importance of the soils, terrain and the “behind the scenes” to turn a phrase of Napa and Sonoma Valley winemakers. The young people profiled are the new generation of winemakers.

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From back in the 60s and 70s many California wineries were family owned operations. That legacy is passed down to the children where they are using their own innovative ideas and methods to produce good wines for us to enjoy now. Who understands wine making better than one who grows up immersed in the business, the culture, the vines.

Author Chelsea Prince and photographer Mary Steinbacher put together a beautiful book.

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Discover the history behind these labels and check out the profiles of Rock and Vine leaders:

o Joe Wagner of Wagner Family Made Wine
o Nicole Marchesi of Far Niente
o Angelina Mondavi of Dark Matter
o Dalia Ceja of Ceja Vineyards
o Christina Turley of Turley Wine Cellars
o Tony Leonardi of BNA Wine Group
o Jason Exposto of Futo
o August Sebastiani of The Other Guys
o Jordan Kivelstadt of Free Flow Wines
o Morgan Peterson of Bedrock Wine Co.
o Danny Fay, Mike Benziger, and Ben Flajnik of Envolve Winery
o *Maggie Pramuk of Robert Biale Vineyards – writes the introduction

This beautiful hardcover book was sent to me by the author, Chelsea Prince. Thank you Chelsea and to Goodreads for sending me this lovely book.

Adding my review to Goodreads and Beth Fish Reads for her Weekend Cooking Series.

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