DRIVE THROUGH NAPA: Your Ultimate Companion to Napa Valley’s Wine Regions

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Facts & insights on Napa Valley’s 16 wine regions through exclusive winemaker interviews, industry’s first Price to Value charts powered by Vivino data, bold design and unstuffy language. – modern bold design & casual tone;- original Price to Value charts per region powered by a partnership with Vivino;- award-winning wine author Paul Hodgins, and award-winning designer Kathy Lajvardi;- Interviews with prominent Napa winemakers & experts (e.g Celia Welch, Andy Erickson, Jean Charles Bossiet, Rombauer, Alpha Omega, Grgich, Chateau Montelena, Silverado, etc.); and- read time: a little over 1hr Team behind the book:Author: Paul Hodgins, award-winning wine journalist and writer whose 2017 book on Paso Robles winemakers received critical acclaim from Jancis RobinsonDesigner: Kathy Lajvardi, award-winning, visionary artist and designer for global artist such as Madonna and Beyonce. Series Creator & Editor: Naushad Huda

Paul Hodgins earned a doctorate in music from the University of Southern California and was a professor of dance at UC Irvine before switching careers to journalism, where his arts reviews and wine writing have won several awards and honors. Paul’s book on Paso Robles was published in 2017

Award-winning artist Kathy Lajvardi graduated from Otis College of Art and Design and found immediate success in advertising, film and entertainment. She has worked with Madonna and Beyonce, and her graphics appeared in the movie trailers for Iron Man and Transformers. Her paintings and photographs have been featured at a dozen major galleries.

Chicago native Naushad Huda is the founder of I Like This Grape, a digital publication that makes wine relatable to modern audiences. He also co-founded XTOPOLY, a strategy agency, then sold it to devote his time to the pursuit of vino. He lives in Laguna Beach with his wife, Kathy, and two daughters.