Item description for Hidden Napa Valley by Wes Walker...
Hidden Napa is our first book inspired by California Wine Country, photographed beautifully by Wes Walker. Napa Valley is the country's most popular destination for wine-lovers and a place of stunning landscapes, artisans, gourmet sophistication, and unequaled natural beauty. This magical place is captured throughout the seasons by the acclaimed local photographer Wes Walker, himself a grapegrower. Side by side with Walker's phenomenal images are quotes, poems, and insights into the grand landscape provided by local vinters, chefs, connoisseurs, and literary figures. Discover the many wineries and hidden treasures of Sonoma and find out for yourself why this Northern California county is one of the world's most popular destinations for wine lovers.
Wes Walker was born in California and has lived in Napa for the past 25 years. His photographs were first published in the 1970s by the Sierra Club and have appeared in various publications including Sierra, The New Yorker, National Geographic Adventure, The Smithsonian, and The American Museum of Natural History. Walker not only photographs the Napa and Sonoma areas but also participated in its industry as a grower of premium Cabernet Sauvignon grapes for Silver Oak Cellars.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.6" Width: 6.5" Height: 0.8" Weight: 0.95 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2004
Publisher Welcome Books
ISBN 1932183035 ISBN13 9781932183030
Availability 0 units.
More About Wes Walker
Wes Walker is a retired Justice of the Court of Appeal in San Francisco, and served for twelve years as a Superior Court Judge for Napa County. During his professional career, Wes often escaped with his camera and traveled extensively throughout the world, including trips to the Galapagos Islands, Peru, Turkey, Patagonia, and Alaska. He has backpacked in the Sierras and trekked in Nepal and Ladakh. His photographs were first published in the 1970's by the Sierra Club and have appeared since in various publications including "Sierra," "Defenders of Wildlife," "Outdoor and Travel Photography," "The New Yorker," and "National Geographic Adventure," A grape-grower himself, Walker is also the author of Welcome's "Hidden Sonoma" and "Hidden Napa Valley,"