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Lewis deSoto previews his talk at the Photo Eye Lecture Series on “Napa Valley College Now”

The next Photo Eye Lecture series at Napa Valley College will take place on February 18th at 6:00pm in the NVC Boardroom.

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Is traffic something we just need to get used to?

Dr. Susan Handy is a Professor in the Department of Environmental Science and Policy and the Director of the Sustainable Transportation Center at UC Davis.  She’s one of the Bay Area experts on traffice, but she expalins to NAPAbroadcasting.com that there is simply no “silver bullett” to solve the traffic problem.

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Is affordable housing the impossible dream?

Kathleen Dreesssen and Marlene Santiago talk about the challenges of affordable housing in Napa and why a new housing share program may hold some answers.

Food & Wine

This Friday, Feb. 25, 2011 shows Jean-Charles Boisset, president of Boisset Family Estates, as he draws wine from a barrel-to-barrel dispenser at Raymond Vineyards in St. Helena, Calif.  Boisset Family Estates runs DeLoach Vineyards in the Russian River Valley region of Sonoma County, which has been selling what they call the barrel-to-barrel concept for more than a year, and recently launched the program at the company’s St. Helena-based Raymond Vineyards.      (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
Jean Charles Boisset on the wine business, the Napa Valley and what wine is really about

As the debate continues as to what the Napa Valley should be and what the wine business is really about, it’s well worth listening to Jean Charles Boisset for whom the vineyards of Burgundy were his playground as kid and whose Boisset Family Estates is among the top 25 wine producers in the US.  

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Thirsty Dragon: China’s Lust for Bordeaux and what it means for the Napa Valley

Wine writer Suzanne Mustacich gives me an inside view of China’s desire to be a global wine power. A look at how they are buying 55 million bottles a year from Bordeaux, the problem of counterfeit wine and how China has already begun buying up Napa Valley Vineyards.

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Napa Valley College: All in on Wine, Food & Hospitality

Paul Gospodarczyk, Coordinator of  NVC Viticulture, Winery, Technology and Estate Winemaking Programs

 

Mechele Manno, Interim Dean of the Napa Valley College, St. Helena Campus

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Karin Argoud’s reports on Travis Rogers and the Napa High Choir Program

REPORTER’S NOTE:

Travis Rogers was the inspiration for this piece.  I was truly moved when I took my daughter through his class ( on a high school tour) and heard with my own ears the souls of the students through their voices, and saw with my own eyes- the desire and passion for singing that Travis Rogers taught these young students. 

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