Narsai David Book Review: ‘Napa Valley: The Land, The Wine, The People’

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(KCBS) – KCBS Food and Wine Editor Narsai David says this is the coffee table book to have: ‘Napa Valley: The Land, The Wine, The People’ by Charles O’Rear and Daphne Larkin. It’s produced by this husband wife journalist team. He was originally the photographer for National Geographic. Back in 1978 the National Geographic sent him to Napa Valley to photograph a story. This is now his third book on Napa Valley. You can see how much the area has changed through his books.

One interesting note: His more famous photograph is the bliss photo which is the Microsoft screen saver with the green hills and blue skies.

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Narsai David is the KCBS Food and Wine Editor. He has been a successful restaurateur, chef, TV host, and columnist in the Bay Area spanning four decades.

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