Plus, Get the Lowdown on 141 Napa Tasting Rooms, From Top-Name Wineries to Hidden Gems
Hank Beal is a wine pro—the executive wine buyer at an upscale supermarket chain. Rick Kushman is an ordinary Joe—a guy who loves wine, but doesn't know a lot about it. Together, they set out to visit all 141 public tasting rooms in Napa during the course of a season. The result is A Moveable Thirst—an engaging, often hilarious book that's part Sideways, part Wine For Dummies, and part Frommer's.
The first half recounts their uproarious adventures on the road as Rick learns to swirl, sniff, and spit . . . but can't stop asking stupid questions. The second part offers the most comprehensive and detailed guide ever published to Napa's wine rooms, with incisive information on everything from service and atmosphere to tasting tools and picnic prospects. Complete with invaluable tasting tips, it's the only book you need to map out your own Napa Valley wine adventure.
NAPA KNOW-HOW ON THE GO
This guide is great for the first time visitor to the Napa Valley. A fun and informative read. Lots of winery info.Published 9 months ago by dave glenn
This is a book I wish I had written. Lots of fun and not stuffy comments. But it does cover alot of ground.Published 11 months ago by Andrew J. Hagen
These two guys do a great service to visitors to the California Wine Country!
Entertaining and informative. A must read before you visit!!
"A Moveable Thirst" is a great book on the wineries of Napa Valley. It is a very comprehensive review of the wineries of Napa Valley that were open when it was published in 2007. Read morePublished on August 13, 2012 by Judge
I was looking for a comprehensive book on the Napa wineries and this book is perfect. It gives straight forward information on the atmoshere, hours, costs, and website for all the... Read morePublished on April 28, 2010 by J. schoner
Very detailed and spot on review of tasting rooms across Napa. We lived in the area for two years and would take this handy guide on our weekend adventures to Napa. Read morePublished on February 8, 2010 by Thomas A. Reppart
I had given up on Napa as too commercial but this book has renewed my interest and I will focus on Napa when I come to CA in April.Published on September 25, 2009 by Wesley R. Day
Best wine book I ever read. Captures the true essence of the wine making industry, and wine itself, completely and without the usual ethereal hyperbole.Published on January 6, 2009 by SC
I loved this book! Not only is A Moveable Thirst an informative read, it was a pleasure to read. The writing mirrors the rollicking ride these two authors obviously enjoyed while... Read morePublished on June 2, 2008 by Maria Kniestedt