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  • Hunter Wine by McIntyre and Germov

Australian Wine

Australia’s harvest season is underway, so here is a reading list of some of the Wine Library’s best resources on Australian wine.  Come to the library to read the periodicals, or place holds on any of the books below:


New books:

Older reference books:

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A Tasting of East Coast Wines

Presented by the Friends of the Sonoma County Wine Library & the Atlantic Seaboard Wine Association

Join us for a lively presentation and tasting, Thursday, January 24th at the Sonoma County Wine Library!

Presentation will cover:
-History of East Coast Wine Industry
-Hybrid/Native American Varietals
-East Coast Wine Industry Today

The tasting features 24 award-winning wines along with a selection of artisan cheeses to complement the wines.

Tickets are $25, $15 for students, and can be purchased online or by sending a check to Friends of the Sonoma County Wine Library, PO BOX 43, Healdsburg, CA 95448

Introducing Kanopy!

Kanopy is a new streaming service available to Sonoma County library patrons.  Read more about the new service here:

If you are interested in wine, Kanopy has several great titles available, even a few that we cannot get on DVD in the Wine Library.  Search for these titles on Kanopy and add them to your “watchlist” so whenever the inspiration strikes you’ll have a new wine feature to watch!


  • A Year in Burgundy – A Year in the Life of 7 Wine-Making Families
  • A Year in Champagne – The History of the Champagne Region in France
  • A Year in Port – Examining How Port Wine is Made in Portugal
  • Barolo Boys – An Italian Wine Revolution
  • Boom Varietal – Malbec Wine in Argentina
  • Burgundy: People with a Passion for Wine
  • Chateau Chunder: A Wine Revolution (Australia)
  • Episode: Dinastia Vivanco – The Rise of a New Wine Dynasty in Spain
  • Episode: “Green Wine” from series “The Green Economy”
  • Mondovino: The Series – The Human Drama (And Comedy) of Wine-Making
  • Our Blood Is Wine – Georgian Winemaking Traditions
  • Somm – A Tasteful Sip into the World of Master Sommeliers
  • Somm: Into the Bottle – The History of Wine Through 10 Bottles
  • Sour Grapes– Investigating a Counterfeit Wine Scandal
      Related book – In Vino Duplicitas by Hellman



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New Books on Wine Regions

We’ve had quite a few new books come in about wine in other parts of the world.  Ranging from our neighbors in Oregon to Greece, check out some of the titles:

So You Think You Know Pacific Coast Wines? California, Washington and Oregon, 2017-18, by Marques Vickers

Oregon Wine Country Stories: Decoding the Grape, by Kenneth Friedenreich

Expedition of Thirst: Exploring Breweries, Wineries, and Distilleries across the Heart of Kansas and Missouri, by Pete Dulin

Virginia Wine: Four Centuries of Change, by Andrew A. Painter

The Wines of Canada, by Rod Phillips

The Wines of Greece, by Konstantinos Lazarakis MW

  • Cheese & Wine by Janet Fletcher

National Wine & Cheese Day

Happy National Wine & Cheese Day!

To celebrate, here are some books in the Wine Library collection that will help you choose delicious pairings!

And in a similar spirit: