Dunne: Conaway's third Napa narrative asks whether Napa can remain true to agrarian ideal or will be a wine themed Disneyland

Napa expert grim about the state and direction of the valley: ‘I don’t see any hope’

By Mike Dunne

 Special to The Bee

Few people have spent more time thinking and writing about the Napa Valley than author James Conaway. Now, on the eve of the publication of this third book about the region, Conaway finds himself under gray skies, pessimistic and alarmed about the valley’s state and direction.