The Coombsville AVA has popped up in the news of late. Click the headlines for the full story
NEW FINDS, OLD FAVORITES IN CALIFORNIA'S NAPA
By Michelle Locke—The Statesman Journal
Michelle Locke implores visitors to Napa Valley to head to Coombsville "For a different type of Napa experience." She notes that "This is a place many tourists zoom by, so you’ll find it less crowded. Wineries are smaller and family owned; you may go in for a tasting and find yourself talking to the winemaker him- or herself."
By Cathy Huyghe — Decanter Magazine
Cathy Huyghe profiles Coombsville in Decanter Magazine making special not of the fact that "Coombsville has long been considered a prized source for Napa fruit, especially Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon but now it has both the designation and recognition of its own."
HARVEST REPORT: HARVEST APPROACHES EARLY END
Jesse Duarte — Saint Helena Star
In an annual round up of the 2015 harvest in Napa Valley, Coombsville's Tom Farella from Farella Vineyards outlines the contours of the 2015 growing season noting "A season of extremes — cold nights following hot days, a little cool rain sandwiched between heat spells, coastal fog under a layer of monsoonal moisture."
NAPA VALLEY COOMBSVILLE AVA AMONG LAST TO FINISH HARVEST
Steve Fereee — Examiner.com
Steve Ferree reiterates that the climate in the Coombsville AVA provides for a longer growinig season that is exemplified by Coombsville's vineyards being among the last to be harvested in the 2015 vintage.