Summer ReadingsEarlier this summer, San Jose Mercury News published an article with 5 summer reading ideas for wine lovers, both fiction and non-fiction. The end of summer is approaching, so make sure to pack your beach tote one last time with one of those and sip on your favorite rosé. We’ve got the list here to get you started!


The Mad CrushChristopher Weir

A non-fiction book filled with passion and mystery that tells the fascinating story of Bill Greenough and his Arroyo Grande's Saucelito Canyon Vineyard & Winery.

Eight Hundred GrapesLaura Dave

Love, vineyards, family, secrets and wine in the magical sceneries of Sonoma County.

Wineries of the Santa Clara ValleyBev Stenehjem

This very personal book includes eight different stories of the men and women whose wineries built the modern Santa Clara Valley wine country. Bonus: some vintage photographs are included!

Wines of South America: The Essential GuideEvan Goldstein

Everything you need to know about South American wines, from grape varieties to the region’s major players.

The History of Wine in 100 Bottles Oz Clarke

This more technical read focuses on the development of wine bottles, corks and corkscrews. History and wine, what more could we ask for?


Read the full article for complete summaries and price info. And for more wine and food summer readings, head to the Wine Enthusiast!