|The rich soil of Northern California’s
wine country produces more than just distinctive grapes and flavorful
The Mediterranean climate has also been put to good use to create
garden designs at wineries and visitor destinations throughout the
In Beautiful Gardens of the Wine Country, author
and world-renowned travel photographer Robert Holmes present a
and serene collection of words and photographs featuring the
spectrum of gardens.
Showcasing unusual garden themes and creative use
of water, fountains, and sculptures, this small-scale coffee-table book
is a fount of inspiration for home gardeners as well as a precious
for wine country aficionados.
Distinctive botanical designs include formal
rose gardens, lavender fields, classical Japanese gardens, and organic
fruit, flower, and vegetable gardens, offering a glimpse into the rich
cultural heritage of this fertile locale.
of the Wine Country
by Jennifer Barry
Ten Speed Press, 2004.
Wineries of the Wine Country