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12 Days of Cocktails

Get into the holiday spirit with 12 Days of Cocktails from Great Women Spirits! Enjoy a dozen festive drinks featuring the Countess Walewska Vodka, Ada Lovelace Gin and Agnesi Brandy, all expertly crafted by the passionate team from Great Women Spirits. Get the recipes below and let us know your favorites!

Pair Your Adventure: Russian River Valley

Just 90-minutes north of San Francisco, you’ll find Sonoma County’s Russian River Valley, land of ample vineyards (the cooler climate is ideal for Pinot, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc) alongside farm-to-table spots, general stores and verdant nature in the form of towering redwood trees and its winding namesake river.

Pair Your Adventure: Sonoma Coast

After you’ve cruised the legendary back roads of California, and explored the great northern outdoors, head to the Sonoma Coast where a craggy stretch of land meets rugged cliffs, pine-covered peaks and salty ocean fog. To start your adventure, weave through the quaint fishing port of Bodega Bay.

The Family Coppola acquires Vista Hills vineyards in Oregon

Today, The Family Coppola acquired Vista Hills Vineyard to reinforce its commitment to high-quality winemaking and Burgundy style wines. This high-end acquisition and presence in Willamette Valley broadens The Family Coppola’s geographical diversity and adds to its existing ownership of reputable vineyards in California American Viticultural Areas (AVAs) also famed for wines made from Burgundian varietals including Russian River Valley, Anderson Valley and Santa Rita Hills.

Pair Your Adventure: Northern Sonoma County

Welcome to Northern Sonoma County, where dry, sunny days find rolling hills and valleys behind the magical backdrop of the country’s best vineyards.

 5 Epic California Road Adventures

Autumn is the perfect time for a drive along California’s famed roads. Blessed with ample sunshine, dramatic cliffs, towering redwoods, quiet beaches, seaside villages and iconic landmarks—give yourself time to enjoy one of America’s oldest pastimes.

Welcome to Coppola Rewards

Today, The Family Coppola reveals the ultimate rewards program that brings together quality wine and culinary exploration, luxury resorts and adventure, and other lifestyle experiences. Coppola Rewards will immerse its fans into one celebrated brand lifestyle reinforcing endless enjoyment that The Family Coppola products and experiences have delivered for decades.

Sausage and peppers served on Italian bread

Living the Gourmet started out as a labor of love by Catherine Pappas to preserve her recipes and family stories for her kids and has grown to become a popular food and lifestyle site covering everything from original recipes and wine pairings to celebrity interviews with top chefs, television personalities, and bestselling authors.

Pair Your Adventure: Where to Hike in Northern California

For those looking for a bit of nature along California’s North Coast – you’ve come to the right place. From ancient redwood forests, craggy Pacific Ocean cliffs and further inland with mountains and valleys, lace up your boots for the best hikes (for all levels) in the Golden State.

Pair Your Adventure: 5 Swimming Holes

Around the country, we’re traversing the blue, tranquil waters of hidden swimming holes where plunging in invigorating waters are a great way to escape the summer heat. Adventure awaits: grab your bathing suit, a pair of water shoes, and some suntan lotion

Road Trip: 5 Great American Barbecue Cities

The real story of American barbecue comes from Caribbean traditions where native residents used to slow cook meat over a wooden platform. These days, every town offers their own regional take and historic influences but the goal always remains; feed the hungry with finger-licking delights

Pair Your Adventure: Summer Music Festivals

This summer, live music and Francis Coppola Diamond Collection canned wine hit the road. We’re celebrating the stage, both on and off, with world class artists, refreshing beverages and streaming our favorite musical festivals around the country.

Pair Your Adventure: Five Weekend Camping Trips

Summer is here and the great outdoors beckon. Take heed. With ideal weather and optimal stargazing, it’s time to head out for some fresh air. Grab your tent, gas up the RV and lace up your hiking shoes.

5 Summer Spots from Canada to Greece

While many summer travelers head to larger capital cities, often filled with tourists and long lines, the world’s most rewarding and best-kept secrets are also the most affordable.

Pair Your Adventure: Sonoma County’s Arts and Culture

Because we already discovered Sonoma’s best in hiking and nature spots, we now shine the spotlight on the town’s lively arts community

Roasted Whole Trout With Lemon And Herbs

Andrew Rea from the popular YouTube series, Binging with Babish, helps us celebrate the adventures of summer with a collection of delicious recipes paired with Diamond Collection wines. In this episode, Andrew prepares a delightfully simple Rainbow Trout paired with Diamond Collection Pinot Grigio.

Caldo De Res

Andrew Rea from the popular YouTube series, Binging with Babish, helps us celebrate the adventures of summer with a collection of delicious recipes paired with Diamond Collection wines.

S'more Créme Brûlée

Andrew Rea from the popular YouTube series, Binging with Babish, helps us celebrate the adventures of summer with a collection of delicious recipes paired with Diamond Collection wines. In this episode, Andrew prepares campfire-inspired Créme Brûlée you can make in your kitchen paired with Diamond Collection Merlot.

Blueberry pie

I may be biased, having spent the better part of a decade living in New England, but nothing quite marks the beginning of summer like a blueberry pie

Surfs Up: Six Spots to Find Your Point Break

Surfing has long been part of American pop culture, from the 1950’s fictitious adventures of teenager Gidget to the legendary lore of California surfer Miki Dora. From coast to coast, check out these laid-back spots and later, recount your adventures with a glass of Francis Coppola Reserve wine.

How To Unplug On Your Next Adventure

Spring is the perfect time for cleaning out your closet (and if you’re not already on your way for a digital detox in Belize), it’s also a great time to unplug. Below, we share some easy tips for escaping technology.

Francis Ford Coppola Winery Announces Partnership with Los Angeles Football Club

The Family Coppola is proud to announce that Francis Ford Coppola Winery has been named the official wine partner of the Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC), the new Major League Soccer team located in the brand new, state-of-the-art Banc of California Stadium.

Salad Pizza

Salad Pizza is one of those crazy things that somehow just works. I know it would be better of me to say that I make the crust from scratch, but it’s just as easy and delicious to pick a ball of dough up at your local grocer (and a lot less messy).

Postcards from California: Five Spring Destinations

Spring has sprung and the Golden State is getting into the spirit. From Los Angeles to San Francisco and everywhere in between, cruise to these top destinations to experience a range of art, culture, nature, surf and of course, wine.

Baked Salmon

Sometimes the simplest foods make the most delightful meals. This is certainly the case with this baked salmon