A late 1970s pictorial bird’s-eye-view of the northern California wine region.

Wine Country Map


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Cartographer(s): Ron Morales & John Born
Date: 1979
Place: Santa Rosa, CA
Dimensions: 43 x 57.5 cm (17 x 22.6 in)
Condition Rating: VG+


This wonderful pictorial map depicts the northern California wine country from Napa and Sonoma as far north as Ukiah. In the upper right foreground is an illustration of a large hot air ballon, with three adventurers gazing down at the earth below. The effect is to transport the viewer up into the sky with the ballon, creating a classic bird’s-eye-view perspective.

What truly makes this map a unique snapshot of winemaking in this era are its depictions of individual wineries down to the individual building detail, including: Mondavi, Sebastiani, Korbel, Rutherford, Kenwood, Alexander Valley, and many more.


Condition Description

Excellent. Originally a folding map.


OCLC 12238108.