About the Author

Barbara with John MacCready

Barbara Keck with John MacCready

John MacCready, Owner-Winermaker at Sierra Vista Winery in El Dorado County, was key to Barbara's learning about the Sierra Foothills, its wines, vineyards and people.

Barbara Keck

Barbara Keck has been writing about wines, with a particular love and orientation toward Sierra Foothills wineries, for many years. She writes a wine column for The Tahoe Weekly newspaper. A longtime writer and journalist, Barbara earned her MBA in Agribusiness and Marketing from Harvard Business School. She has also consulted with several start-up wineries to enhance their marketing programs. Informative and thorough, this book will unabashedly promote wines from this region.