California Wine Country

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California Wine Country

By Matt Villano; Sharron Wood; John Doerper

Compass American Guides, Paperback, 9781400004928, 381pp.

Publication Date: December 7, 2010

About the Author

Wood is a freelance food and travel writer.

Author John Doerper has worked as a food and wine columnist and editor for numerous publications. His articles about food, wine, and travel have appeared in Travel & Leisure and Pacific Northwest magazine, among others. John is the author of several Compass America guides, including Coastal California, Oregon Wine Country, and Washington Wine Country.
Updater Constance Jones, formerly a Fodor's senior editor, relocated to California's Central Coast wine country in 2004. She has since contributed to several Fodor's guides, explored many dozens of vineyards, and inaugurated at least one bocce court.

Praise For California Wine Country

"In terms of comprehensiveness of coverage, the very accessible format, and the enthusiastic tone, this series remains one of the best on the market." –Booklist
"Fodor's super-informative guidebooks are known for accuracy and attention to detail…" –The Sacramento Bee
"The Fodor's guides are notable for their ratings of sights, restaurants, shops, accommodations and attractions." –Chicago Tribune
"The great detail, infectious spirit, and attractive format are distinguishing traits of these guides, which are entries in one of the top series in the business." –Booklist
"Fodor's can help you plan the perfect adventure" –The Arizona Republic
"Always thoughtfully written and easily readable, Fodor's travel guides have become a must-have when traveling to unfamiliar destinations" –Mid South Magazine
"Widely recognized as the gold standard of mainstream travel" –Honolulu Advertiser