Must-watch TV from May 1972 on Napa tourism

KPIX Eyewitness News, May 9, 1972

by Pat O’Brien

This report highlights the challenges faced by Napa Valley wineries, where steadily increasing numbers of visitors to tasting rooms are generating customer service issues. Includes views of Highway 29 which runs through the valley, of popular wineries’ roadside signage (Inglenook Winery, Beaulieu Vineyard, Heitz Cellar, Louis M. Martini Winery, Charles Krug) and scenes of crowds enjoying wine inside The Christian Brothers tasting room in St. Helena. Also features interviews with two local wine industry experts, who discuss the subject.