Francis Ford Coppola

Francis Ford Coppola (/ˈkoʊpələ/; born April 7, 1939) is an American film director, producer and screenwriter. He was part of the New Hollywood wave of filmmaking. In 1970, he won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay as co-writer, with Edmund H. North, of Patton (1970). His directorial prominence was cemented with the release in 1972 of The Godfather, a film which revolutionized movie-making in the gangster genre, earning praise from both critics and the public before winning three Academy Awards—including his second Oscar (Best Adapted Screenplay, with Mario Puzo), Best Picture, and his first nomination for Best Director.
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    • San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition 2015 is a WOW

      San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition 2015 is a WOW JustJess on January 8, 2015 - 10:27 am in What's Trending 6000+ wines makes the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition the largest wine competition in the USA. It’s a challenge 60+ judges have undertaken at the Cloverdale Citrus Fair in Cloverdale, California this week.

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    • Historic Napa Valley

      Inglenook in Rutherford on Highway 29 Historic Napa Valley Wineries This photograph of the historic Inglenook Chateau was shot in early January a few years back. There are many clear and beautiful days in the Napa Valley and all of wine country in the Winter. It is a very good time to visit when most travelers seldom think of touring the wine country.

      Joe Becerra/ Wine Country Getawaysin Cabernet Sauvignon- 3 readers -

    …, in the 20th century there were titans. Baron Philippe, Robert Mondavi, Francis Ford Coppola, and many, many others. Having a leader like that is invaluable. Not every region is so lucky to have a champion. The east coast needs more of them. Pennsylvania needs one voice to start pulling it out of its own shell. I quite agree with Mr. Wallace. The exciting…

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  • Blind Leading The Blind Wine Tasting

    … has been blind since birth. That wine is Red, White, Pink or Purple is an abstract concept for Hobie, he knows wine thru the aroma and taste. We were blindfolded and led into a room, so we couldn’t get any visual clues to what was to happen next. We then tasted five wines, mostly the usual suspects, no Carmenere or indigenous Italian grapes, only…

    CHEAP WINE FINDERin Cabernet Sauvignon Sauvignon Blanc- 22 readers -
  • Gia Pinot Grigio 2013

    … The Gia Pinot Grigio 2013 is sourced from vineyards located in more than one California grape growing AVA. The Gia on the label is Gia Coppola, the granddaughter of Francis Ford Coppola and Gia wine is one of the Coppola family of wines. Pinot Grigio and Pinot Gris are the same grape, the difference is Pinot Gris tends to be produced with more…

    CHEAP WINE FINDERin Pinot Noir- 4 readers -
  • The Rutherford AVA.

    … skip to main | skip to sidebar Right above the Oakville AVA (the AVA in which I work), is the Rutherford AVA. Named after Thomas Rutherford who, upon marrying George C. Yount's daughter, was given 1,000 acres of land from his new father-in-law as a wedding present, Rutherford is/was the home of at least two of Napa's most historic…

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  • Ancient, Rare And Californian

    …. This ancient variety was once thought to be Dolcetto, according to The Oxford Companion to Wine, but DNA profiling “established that it is identical to the virtually extinct Corbeau of the Savoie region in the French Alps.” Now, the center of Charbono production is California, half a world away. According to this 2004 article in The Wine News, Charbono…

    Odd Bacchusin Cabernet Sauvignon Pinot Noir- 5 readers -
  • 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…

    Wine Values and Bargainsin Chardonnay- 8 readers -
  • 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…

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  • Geyserville Wine Country – secret wineries

    … Owner Jim Rickards of J.Rickards Vineyards north of Geyserville About Geyserville Wine Country Ten minutes north of the famous wine country town of Healdsburg lies the sleepy town of Geyserville. Geyserville wine country is the Russian River’s secret wine region. So what wineries are there to visit that are so secret? The most popular winery…

    Joe Becerra/ Wine Country Getaways- 2 readers -
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