The NapaLife Insider's Guide to Napa Valley

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About the author:
Paul Franson lives in Napa Valley, where he writes regularly about life and wine in Napa Valley and elsewhere in his NapaLife weekly newsletter, the insider's guide to Napa Valley both for locals and those who wished they lived there.

He also writes about life in Napa Valley for other publications including the Napa Valley Register and Napa Valley Life.

In addition, he writes about wine for Senior Connection, Wine Business Monthly and Wines & Vines, the Napa Valley Register, including a weekly news posting at and a wine business column every other Friday in the Register. He has written for the Wine Enthusiast, Food & Wine, Decanter, the San Francisco Chronicle and many other publications.

He has traveled extensively to wine regions of the world, from Chile to the Republic of Georgia.
He also writes about food and travel.

His writing can be found on the Internet at, a web site about Napa Valley for locals and visitors, and at www.Travel, a web site about wine, food and travel.

Franson formerly managed a public relations agency he founded in Silicon Valley, worked in corporate public relations, and was a business and trade magazine writer and editor. He has published three books about marketing.

He's lived in Napa Valley since 1996 following a year in San Francisco's North Beach, and two years on his sailboat in Antigua.

He's an avid home cook and vegetable gardener.

He was long a home winemaker but quit after he moved to Napa Valley and found so much good wine to drink.

The NapaLife Insider's Guide to Napa Valley

A Travel Guide for the Connected Age

Authored by Paul Franson

The updated 2016 guide to Napa Valley by Paul Franson, editor of NapaLife, the Insider's Guide to Napa Valley for those who live here - or wish they did.
The NapaLife Insider's Guide to Napa Valley tells you what to do and see in Napa Valley. Highly opinionated, it reflects the views of author Paul Franson, who has been writing about Napa Valley from the inside for more than 20 years.

Franson publishes NapaLife, the Insider's Guide to Napa Valley, which each Monday tells its readers what's new and interesting. He also writes for the Napa Valley Register, Napa Valley Life and many other publications.

In the NapaLife Guide to Napa Valley, you'll learn the stories behind the valley and its people, and learn everything from the best views in Napa Valley to why Napa Valley is the unique place it is.

The 2016 edition contains hundreds of changes reflecting new and closed restaurants, wineries and tasting rooms and other attractions.

Publication Date:
147925844X / 9781479258444
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Travel / United States / West / Pacific

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