About ``Perfectly Paired``
Set in the romantic era of Napa Valley as it rose to world renowned fame in the latter half of the century, Bonny and Justin’s love story began while she was a college student and he a monk. Their forbidden love could not be contained and so began the next thirty years of their life together. They raised a family alongside owning and establishing two wineries.
Through a heart-felt exploration of her life, Meyer weaves her beautiful story of love and loss, passion and grief. Beginning with the tragedy of her husband’s sudden death, the author takes the reader on the journey of their life together, intricately intertwined with wine.
Perfectly Paired is a love story, detailing the passion that nourished and supported Bonny and Justin throughout the ups and downs of life and business. Through her deep grief and abiding love, Meyer shares wisdom on moving forward to live a full life with joy and purpose.
About ``Plain Talk about Fine Wine``
The full story of grape growing and winemaking from the founder of Silver Oak Cellars in California’s Napa Valley. A complex subject told in straightforward language. An education for everyone who savors a glass of wine.
Justin Meyer Bio:
Justin Meyer, co-founder of Silver Oak is considered a Napa Valley and California wine legend. Beyond his legacy winery and wines, he is considered responsible for the Napa Valley’s focus on Cabernet Sauvignon and a robust viticulture and enology research support organization, American Vineyard Foundation. He created Plain Talk as a basic wine appreciation text for the class he taught at the time. It was important to him to include important topics he felt were missing in other wine books. What was most important was to give the reader confidence in their personal wine preferences.
About ``Port: The Secret Ingredient``
What’s the secret to a great meal? Wine, of course! But, not just any wine and not just as a beverage to compliment the meal, however, what about cooking with wine? Well, to be specific, how about Cooking with Port? From the classic recipe like Port Chocolate Truffles to the non-conventional Baked Oysters with Tomato Port Sauce. I promise you that once you try it you won’t look at Port in the same way ever again. Also, you may not cook without it again. Believe me; it’s been known to happen!
Holly Meyer Bio:
I have owned, started, and sold my own business and been an employee of a corporation. In all of my experiences, I have found that I excel at efficiency, organization, and getting the job done. Although I am good at working independently, I much prefer to work on a team or to lead one. When part of a good team, I love to cultivate fun and company culture. Along with my work in design and more, on the side, I am also a partner in a family port business, participant in a family philanthropic foundation, and an author of this self-published cookbook. In my free time, I enjoy spending with my amazing fiancé and my sweet dogs, domestic and international travel, cooking and having friends over for dinner.