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explosion, at least in the western United States, were the wines produced in the Napa Valley. In 1965 , there were only 35 winemaking operations in the Napa Valley. Ac- cording to the Napa Valley Grape Growers Association, there were more than 150 separate wineries operating in 1980. Wine production was natu- rally accompanied by wine tasting, and so tourism quickly became an important source of revenue for the little Napa Valley cities of Calistoga, Yountville, and St. Helena. Little wine is produced within the borders of the city itself, but as the economic

sensitive lands. But Santa Rosa has already taken steps in that direction. The city has designated an urban limit line around it and is attempting to prevent further sprawl or, as it is called, "scatteration." These efforts may help counteract the frequent call for growth management. Napa's transition to open-space preservation was predictable, since the county's economy is so completely dependent on winemaking and vine- yards. Once the alarm was first sounded over the conversion of grape- growing land to residential developments early in the 1960s, it was easy to