Item description for Hidden Sonoma (The California Series) by Wes Walker & Wes Walker...
Hidden Sonoma is our newest book inspired by the California wine country, and follows in the enormous success over the past three years of the 2004 Hidden Napa Valley book and the immensely popular Hidden Sonoma and Hidden Napa Valley Wall Calendars, all photographed beautifully by Wes Walker. Along with Napa Valley, Sonoma 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 vintners, 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: 0.75" Width: 7" Height: 6.75" Weight: 1.05 lbs.
Release Date May 9, 2006
Publisher Welcome Books
ISBN 1932183922 ISBN13 9781932183924
Availability 0 units.
More About Wes Walker & 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,"