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California Celebrity Vineyards by Nick Wise & Linda Sunshine

California Celebrity Vineyards by Nick Wise & Linda Sunshine [©The Overlook Press]


While they travelled the world for their first book, authors Nick Wise and Linda Sunshine focus on California, the land of abundance, creativity, winemaking, and, of course, celebrities.

This new volume is filled with details of their travels, the wines they tasted, and the incredible men and women they met, all recounted in loving and often humorous detail.

It includes interviews with artist Molly Chappellet and retired basketball player Yao Ming, actor Kurt Russell, golfers Luke Donald and Jack Nicklaus and legendary football coach Mike Ditka. The authors also revisited filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola.

Written for fans of wine, travel, and the rich and famous, California Celebrity Vineyards is a fascinating journey that will delight, charm, and educate your palate and your knowledge of winemaking.


About the authors

Nick Wise is the author of several books on popular culture, including books on Kurt Cobain and the Beach Boys. He earned a bachelor’s in wine at the Wine & Spirit Education Trust in London, worked for various English wine and spirit companies, and both created and sold a corporate Champagne company called

In 2013, he wrote Celebrity Vineyards (Welcome Books), distributed by Random House. He currently lives in London.

Linda sunshine is the author of more than 50 books, including How NOT to Turn Into Your Mother, She’s Just THAT Into You, Women Who Date Too Much, All Things Alice, All Things Oz, The Family Dinner, The Family Dog, The Illustrated Woody Allen Reader, and The New York Times best seller, Plain Jane Works Out.

She has written extensively about Hollywood and the making of feature films.She lives in Los Angeles.


California Celebrity Vineyards: From Napa to Los Olivos in Search of Great Wine by Nick Wise and Linda Sunrise is published by The Overlook Press. It retails in Australia for RRP A$59.99.



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