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What Not to Do in Napa Valley

by Christina Henry

If you dream of sipping a crisp white surrounded by Napa Valley's rolling vineyards, you're not alone. There are wine lovers aplenty planning the very same trip as you, and probably at exactly the same time. Every summer and fall they arrive by the car and trainload causing gridlock on the winding roads and crowding into the fabled tasting rooms and restaurants. But with a little insider knowledge we can stop your wine country vacation from turning sour. From the right time to go to unearthing those special little vineyards and vintners that everyone is looking for but no one can find, here's the key to unlocking the California wine country's mystique.

Published June 2011.

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