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a culinary tour of california

Wine Country Table: With Recipes that Celebrate California’s Sustainable Harvest takes readers on a journey through California’s rich wine and food heritage, culinary diversity and sustainability with 50 fabulous recipes and stunning photography.

Written by award-winning author Janet Fletcher, Wine Institute’s new book offers a visual tour of 23 stunning farms and wineries whose sustainable practices highlight the future of responsible farming and winegrowing embraced throughout California.

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Wine Country Table Book Cover

Book Details

Hardcover / 8.4” x 10.5” / 352 pages
300 color photographs
$45.00 U.S., $60.00 Canadian
ISBN: 978-0-8478-6543-7
Release Date: April 2019

Coming Attractions

Easy Being Green: In spring (almost here!) California farms and vineyards shift into high gear. Grapevines, silent for months, unfurl their first tender shoots, keeping growers hyper-alert on frosty mornings. Suddenly, the world is green again. Artichokes, peas, asparagus and fresh leafy herbs ...

Date Night

Put your heart into it: Why not treat your sweetheart this year to a dazzling cheese board to savor at home? No hot stove, no dirty skillets. A whole shareable dinner on one plate that you can linger over for hours. Collaborate on ...

Best. Avocado. Toast. Ever.

Holy guacamole! It’s California avocado season. And it’s Dungeness crab season. Thank you, Mother Nature, for your impeccable timing. Because nothing improves avocado toast like putting some sweet, fresh crabmeat on top. Corn tostadas make a crunchy base and—bonus points—they’re gluten free. Chill ...

Party On!

Instagrammable: Tis the season for decked-out deviled eggs. This fashion-forward trio is camera ready and just waiting for the bubbly. California sparkling wine makes everyone merry, but why not boost your bar cred this year and offer a wine cocktail? A new e-book ...

Wine Institute is an association of nearly 1,000 California wineries and affiliated businesses from the beautiful and diverse wine regions throughout the state. Wine Institute works to create an environment where the wine community can flourish and contribute in a positive fashion to our nation, state and local communities. For information please contact


Certified sustainable producer Jordan Winery, owner of the Wine Country Table website and magazine, consents to Wine Institute’s use of its trademark for this book. Find food, wine, entertaining and travel tips at