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Napa Valley Mythbusting

05/14/2012 08:46 am ET | Updated Jul 14, 2012
  • Doug Shafer President of Shafer Vineyards in Napa Valley

Napa Valley -- for some it means a nirvana of wine tasting, spas, shopping, golf, outstanding restaurants and enchanting scenic beauty. Others think words like overpriced, overcrowded and over-sold.

For me, Napa Valley is home. It's where I've lived for almost 40 years, have raised five kids, made life long friends and run a family winery with my dad.

Over the decades I've seen myths of all kinds build up around wine country and as someone who's on the inside, I'd like to play mythbuster to some of the big ones.

Napa Myths