Napa's new reference point


Do a book search for Napa on Amazon, or any other Internet bookstore of your choice, and you will immediately be struck by two facts. The first will surely be just how many bodice-rippers seem to have embraced Napa as their backdrop of choice (the most juicy of which seem to be the Napa Wine Heiresses). But with a more discerning eye, the second will be the fact that no definitive guide exists to America’s most famous wine region.

As unlikely as that may seem, the fact remains that when sommelier Kelli White (along with her fiancé Scott Brenner) accepted...