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Video: CNN examines the Napa Valley Wine Train and its potential link to stimulus funds

by TrevR on January 29, 2010

In case you missed it, the Napa Valley finds itself in the middle of the national debate about how federal stimulus funds are being spent.

At issue is the fact that U.S. Senators John McCain and Tom Coburn put the Napa Valley Wine Train at #11 on their list of ‘wasteful’ stimulus projects back in December. Here’s the report.

Shortly thereafter, the Wine Train’s Director of Marketing and PR published an open letter to Senator McCain rebutting the report.

Fast forward to yesterday, after CNN payed a visit to the valley they ran the following:

So, what do you think about all this? Let us know in the comments.

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has written 716 posts on The Cork Board. He was born and aged in the Napa Valley and has a passion for wine, writing and social media, which led him to co-found this blog in early 2007. Follow him on Twitter @TrevR.

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