SHERRY MONAHAN. California Wines, Vines & Pioneers

vines-wines-pioneersSHERRY MONAHAN. California Wines, Vines & Pioneers. History Press. $19.99, www.historypress.net.

While cowboys and early settlers were writing the oft-told history of the Wild West, California’s wine pioneers were cultivating a delicious industry. Take to the wine trail and taste history in a glass with food genealogist Sherry Monahan as she uncorks this vintage history and savors the stories of California’s historic wineries.