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Survival Guide to Boulder International Film Festival: Screens, the Great Outdoors & Wine

This week is the 4-day celebration of art and cinema at the Boulder International Film Festival (BIFF).  Known for attracting filmmakers, musicians and talent, the festival also speaks to the foodie culture of the town by highlighting local chefs. With its charming downtown and stunning mountain backdrop, Boulder has a bit of everything for wine and film lovers. Here are our top picks to make the most of the Boulder International Film Festival.

Bottles of Director's Pinot Noir, Diamond Collection Claret, and Director's Cabernet Sauvignon wine in the snow.

2019 Survival Guide to Sundance: Screens, Slopes & Wine

This month, the 10-day celebrity-studded, independent Sundance Film Festival (Jan 24-Feb 2) commences in Park City, Utah.  A magical spot for movie fans and adventure lovers alike, below is our essential checklist for this winter cinematic playground featuring Francis Ford Coppola Winery wines

A bottle of Countess Walewska vodka laying down next to a wrapped gift box, a cocktail shaker and a garnished glass of the Blood Orange Sparkler cocktail.

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!

Close up of a fog covered grape vines.

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.

Rocky ocean cliffside.

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.

Foggy vineyard covered 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.

Golden Gate bridge.

 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.

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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.

Close up of sausages and red peppers cooking in a cast iron skillet.

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.

Winding path thru the forest along a creek.

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.

Waterfall

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

A couple taking a selfie with cans of Diamond Collection wine.

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.

Woman's knees by a campfire holding a can of Diamond Collection wine.

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.

Vancouver at night.

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

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.

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

Where to Find Wine, Food, Travel and Literature

For close to twenty-five years, the award-winning Zoetrope: All Story magazine explores film, art and fiction with stories from guest authors like Karen Russell, Onyinye Ihezukwu and famed designers like photographer Helmut Newtown and artist Jeff Koons.

Go Analog: A Digital Detox in Belize

After months of winter hibernation, we’re craving time in the great outdoors (and away from our screens). Why not unplug on a Central America digital detox vacation with some mindful, “face to face time.”

Pair Your Adventure: Sonoma County’s Great Outdoors

Of course, you’re in Sonoma County for the world-class wine. Yet Northern California offers a bounty of natural treasures.

Time Out: The Best Yoga Retreats To Visit Now

Looking for some spring Zen?  Couple your downward dog with some surfing and swimming, head out for a long hike or nab your saddle and boots for some horseback riding.

Booking Now: South American Adventures

Welcome to South America, home to widely diverse landscapes; from rainforests to glaciers, beaches, deserts, vineyards and big city life. Below, five ideal spots to kick off your epic adventures.