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Tuesday 17 January 2017 loc: GB

Francis Ford Coppola

Coppola sues winemaker over rip-off label

Francis Ford Coppola is suing an Oregon-based wine producer claiming that its Copa Di Vino “Winemaker’s Cut” infringes upon the trademark for his own “Director’s Cut” wine.

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 2 Comments »

Sting trumps celebrity wine rating

English singer-songwriter Sting’s Tuscan red Sister Moon has been voted the number one celebrity wine by ratings app Vivino, trumping the likes of Brangelina and Donald Trump.

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016 No Comments »

Francis Ford Coppola names new co-CEO

Steven Spadarotto has been named as the new co-CEO of Francis Ford Coppola’s winery and will take over as full CEO at the end of this year.

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

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 »

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