ISBN: 9781951836566

Publication date: 28 Apr 2022

Author: Tor Kenward

A compendium for wine lovers: a prominent vintner shares a lifetime of great wines, famous friends, deep knowledge, and insider insights Napa Valley Stories follows the calendar year, each chapter opening with the challenges and opportunities a winemaker faces that month—in the vineyard, winery, tasting room, and out on the road. In addition to the wine knowledge Tor imparts, the book relates stories of his friendships with legends of the modern American food and wine scene, including Julia Child, André Tchelistcheff, and Robert Mondavi, among others.An iconic winemaker, Tor has written, taught, and lectured on wine most of his adult life. What he is most often asked about are not facts or numbers about his wines, but the stories behind them. These are stories of inspiration and wisdom that shaped his journey. With this insider’s book on wine, Tor offers entertaining insights into an often intimidating and complex but highly enjoyable world.