Napa Valley Master Class: Old-School Cabernet

The Farella family planted some of Coombsville's first vines, and they're still at it

Napa Valley Master Class: Old-School Cabernet
Tom Farella (Courtesy of Farella)

Frank Farella’s Cabernet Sauvignons epitomize the Coombsville terroir.

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