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Monday 22 December 2014

Francis Ford Coppola

Coppola launches lower alcohol wine

Francis Ford Coppola has launched a lower alcohol wine range called Gia after his granddaughter, Gia Coppola, who was instrumental in crafting the look and taste of the new wines.

Thursday, May 1st, 2014 2 Comments »

Titanic director buys Canadian winery

Hollywood film director James Cameron has snapped up Beaufort Vineyard and Estate Winery in British Columbia in his native Canada.

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 No Comments »

Celebrity Vineyards: Francis Ford Coppola

The following excerpt on film director-turned-winemaker Francis Ford Coppola, is taken from the recently published Celebrity Vineyards, From Napa to Tuscany in Search of Great Wine by Nick Wise.

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013 No Comments »

What’s in a name? Celebrity wine…

With more and more celebrities becoming involved in producing wines, Lucy Shaw asks whether smattering of star dust is enough to generate sales

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013 No Comments »

US triumphs in IWSC 2013

The US laid down a firm challenge to traditional French supremacy as the International Wine & Spirit Competition unveiled its 2013 northern hemisphere wine results.

Monday, May 20th, 2013 No Comments »

Full history of first growths published

The first ever book to explore the full history of Bordeaux’s five first growths is to be published next month with a foreword by Francis Ford Coppola.

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 2 Comments »

Fergie to launch her own wine

Pop star Fergie is to launch her own wine brand after buying a vineyard in Santa Barbara, California.

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012 1 Comment »

Coppola releases first Inglenook since 1964

Francis Ford Coppola has released the first wine bearing the Inglenook label since the Napa Valley estate was broken up in 1964.

Friday, May 4th, 2012 5 Comments »

Retro trend sweeps wine and spirits world

Wine and spirits brands are dipping back into their archives to communicate their history and heritage in response to a recession-led consumer desire for authenticity.

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 No Comments »

Lot18 launches in the UK

The UK website of New York-based online wine merchant Lot18 went live this morning, promising fine and rare wines for limited-time offers.

Friday, March 2nd, 2012 1 Comment »

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