Francis Ford Coppola

    The Rutherford AVA.

    … - Beaulieu Vineyard and Inglenook (whilst under the ownership of the visionary John Daniel Jr., not Francis Ford Coppola). Nowadays, the AVA is the home of many renowned wineries e.g., Caymus Vineyards, Frog's Leap Winery, Mumm Cuvee Napa and, for all the wrong reasons, the nightmarish, to me at least, Raymond Vineyards. Rutherford is perhaps best known…

    1 readers - By Vinsanity

    Ancient, Rare And Californian

    …, but it no longer continues that great tradition. Francis Ford Coppola bought the winery in 1995, and in an act of supreme anti-romance, he had the old Charbono vines growing in front of the Inglenook chateau torn out and replaced with the more lucrative and popular Cabernet Sauvignon. Inglenook produced its last Charbono vintage in 1998. Fortunately…

    5 readers - By Odd Bacchus

    Alan Kerr’s Vintage’s October 11th Release – Tasting Notes

    … am happy to find pleasing aromas of mocha, tobacco, dark currant, raspberry, underbrush and plenty of peppery spice. It carries a solid fruit laden palate with good acidity and a sound finish. Find this wine 186163 FOLIE À DEUX CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2011 Alexander Valley, Sonoma County$24.95 Globs of sweet caramel, candied red fruit and composting…

    1 readers - By Kim Adams/ Gang of Pour On Wine

    Two Cameron Hughes wines we like now

    … has their Five Cent sale on and Janelle, a fan of Chardonnay more on the oaky and buttery side, purchased two of the Francis Ford Coppola Director’s Cut Chardonnay. The price for two bottles averages out to $10 a bottle. Janelle and I both agree that this Chardonnay is generic in style, with not much to distinguish itself. It falls flat…

    3 readers - By Wine Values and Bargains

    Francis Ford Coppola: wine, food, and much more

    … Francis Ford Coppola Winery where you will find wine, food, and happiness About Francis Ford Coppola: Wine, food, and much more in Geyserville There is something for everyone at the Francis Ford Coppola Winery in Geyserville, ten minutes north of Healdsburg on Highway 101. The is one of the more spectacular wineries on the Geyserville Wine Trail…

    1 readers - By Joe Becerra/ Wine Country Getaways

    Geyserville Wine Country – secret wineries

    … in the area is the Francis Ford Coppola Winery. But aside from that, the others are wonderful hidden wineries with few visitors compared to the wineries closer to Healdsburg. The Geyserville area encompasses two distinct wine AVA’s or wine appellations. These are the Alexander Valley AVA and the Dry Creek Valley AVA. In the Alexander Valley we have…

    2 readers - By Joe Becerra/ Wine Country Getaways