Napa Valley is known worldwide for its world-class wines, beautiful farmland, and envied lifestyle. In the Spirit of Napa surveys great local culinary establishments from Oxbow Market to The French Laundry, legendary wine pioneers and cult labels, notable landmarks from fantasy castles to historic family estates, art collections, music festivals, and hot-air balloon rides. This gorgeous volume concludes with a comprehensive guide to hotels, restaurants, wineries and tasting rooms, natural mineral spas, shopping, sightseeing, entertainment, and recreation.
Jennifer Raiser, a San Francisco-based businesswoman and Harvard MBA, is the founder and editor of SFWire.com; she has also written for the San Francisco Chronicle and the Huffington Post. Raiser is treasurer of the Burning Man Project, the nonprofit that runs the annual art festival, and she recently authored Burning Man: Art on Fire (Race Point Publishing, 2014).