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.
Posts about Francis Ford Coppola
  • Gia Pinot Grigio 2013

    … content is 11.5%. A check of the internet saw prices of between $10 and $15 and the list price is $17. The color is light sunshine yellow. The nose is peach, citrus and a bouquet of flowers. The Gia PG is a pretty wine, with lighter acidity than you find in some Pinot Grigio. It tastes of grapefruit, peach, Bosc pear,and lemon with a soft slap…

    CHEAP WINE FINDERin Pinot Noir- 3 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

    … the Cameron Hughes video on his tasting of this wine, and his description was completely different from what we tasted. Cameron Hughes says this is a big buttery, oaky Chardonnay. No way in our opinion. The video is below. Try this wine if you like Chardonnay. The price at Costco is outrageously good. 88 Points. Ford Coppola Director’s Cut Chardonnay BevMo…

    Wine Values and Bargainsin Chardonnay- 7 readers -
  • Francis Ford Coppola: wine, food, and much more

    … Francisco, Gary Danko’s. Chateau Souverain changed hands many times, and finally in 2005 the Australian company Fosters sold the entire facitility to Francis Ford Coppola. The Chateau Souverain label continues and the wine is mass produced at another facility. The label is still owned by Fosters. Francis Ford Coppola decided to take the winery up…

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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…

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  • It’s All About Wine – Alexander Valley Edition

    …. Fitch and Josefa Carrillo Fitch’s Rancho Sotoyome. Alexander was granted two leagues of property as a reward for managing the Rancho for the Fitch Family Established: October 24, 1984 Location: Sonoma County, California Size: 32,536 acres; 15,000 acres under vine Wineries: 45 – including Clos du Bois, Francis Ford Coppola, Geyser Peak, Jordan…

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  • Wine Label Designers on Branding Bender at Bevmo

    …. Interestingly enough, one winery won kudos two out of three times. Here’s our take: Sofia Riesling by Francis Ford Coppola Winery This bottle was my favorite. It’s not so much the label, but the shape of this beautiful vessel that captivates my interest. No other Riesling on the shelf shows off the golden liquid in such a beautiful way. I had this bottle…

    Wine Labels That Workin Riesling- 2 readers -
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