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In Pursuit of Passion: Jen Cooper

As social media has infiltrated our everyday lives over the past ten years, Instagram has become many things to its users. It’s often described as a place where comparison runs rampant and insecurity flourishes.

Winning Winter Sports Trips

This February is abuzz with winter sports as our favorite athletes grace the world stage to compete in skiing, figure skating, snowboarding, hockey and sledding.

We’re Hiring! Join our team of outstanding customer service professionals, while having fun along the way!

Are you or someone you know looking for a fun and fulfilling job at our Wine Wonderland? 

Listening Suggestion: First Aid Kit

As an addition to our weekly recipes, we’ll be sharing new music releases that we hope you’ll enjoy. First up is “Ruins,” by First Aid Kit. This is a great album to enjoy with your favorite book, a glass of wine and a future that continues to surprise you as it unfolds.

#WatchAndWine with Bellevue… and Win!

We’re always on the lookout for classic pairings and for us it doesn’t get much better than amazing content and great wine.

Roast Pork Pasta

I was recently back in my home town of Philadelphia. It’s a great city, full of amazing history, architecture, people (we’re not as mean as they say we are) and food. The food in the city of Philadelphia is absolutely outstanding – from our street food to fine dining, we’ve got something for everyone. I will say that the category that Philadelphia potentially does better than any other city is the sandwich.

Francis Ford Coppola Winery Returns as the Go-To Wine of Award Season

Francis Ford Coppola Winery announced today its return as the go-to wine for award season with the renewal of partnerships with the Sundance Institute and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. For the second year in a row, the winery will be the exclusive wine sponsor of the Sundance Film Festival.

Flashback Friday: Our First Year at Sundance         

The 2018 Sundance Film Festival is in now full swing, and we are so thrilled to be back again as the exclusive wine sponsor. As we look forward to a fun-filled ten days in Park City celebrating film, wine, art and creativity, here’s a look back at last year, our first as a sponsor of the festival.

Survival Guide to Sundance: Screens, Slopes & Wine

This month, the 10-day celebrity-studded, independent Sundance Film Festival (Jan 18-28) 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.

Five Epic Ski Trips For Winter

Ready to shred some snow? Powder season is upon us and there’s no shortage of wintry white slopes for skiing and snowboarding, ice-skating and bobsledding.

From California to Florida: 7 Spa Getaways

Spaaa-hhh. The new year is here and it’s time to wind down. From luxe accommodations to rustic retreats around the country, below are seven spa escapes promising the ultimate in relaxation.  No passport required.

New Year Salads

Happy New Year!  I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season full of good company, good food, good wine, and of course, plenty of adventures. To compensate for some of the overindulgence we all engage in over the festivities of the season, I thought I might bring to you today some salads (well, salad-like foods) that incorporate ingredients said to bring luck in the New Year.

8 Cozy Retreats For Winter From California to Vermont

With winter’s chilly days ahead—it’s time for skiing, snowboarding and brisk hikes followed by toasty fires (with marshmallows), hearty cuisine and big bathtubs.

Delicious Holiday Desserts

There’s no better time of the year to indulge in delicious desserts than the holidays. It’s also the best time of year to experiment with things that seem too tough for just a normal dessert.

Homemade Holiday Gifts

Sometimes the holiday season feels overwhelming in the best way possible. Merry and bright and full of parties and presents and families. It also feels like there is always a need to bring something to someone or somewhere

Hostess Gifts: These are a Few of my Favorite Things

During the holidays, you’re probably making your list and checking it twice. Did you remember to buy something for the kids’ teachers? Check. Great-grandma? Done. How about host or hostess gifts to bring to holiday gatherings? Um…

Easy Holiday Appetizers

It’s that time of year again. The most wonderful time of year! And with the most wonderful time of year comes the most wonderful amount of parties, entertaining and noshing.

Rewind the Conversation: Francis Ford Coppola and Anthony Bourdain

As many of you know, every Sunday evening, Anthony Bourdain hosts his beloved, globetrotting and food-savvy CNN show, Parts Unknown. In case you missed the final episode of the season, the host visited Southern Italy, what he calls the “Heel of the Boot.”

Holiday Latkes

One of my most favorite holiday foods are latkes. Latkes are potato pancakes that we eat over Hanukkah and go with just about anything else on the dinner table.

Paradise Just A Quick Flight Away: 5 Warm Winter Getaways

With the cooling temperatures and the holidays around the corner, it’s time to think about easy escape plans and preferably at the beach or nestled in the jungle thicket. 

“Julie & Julia”… and Grandma Betty

Several years ago, I went out on a “Girl’s Night” with my 93-year-old grandmother, Betty. It was a simple plan. I’d pick her up, take her out for an early dinner, and then we’d catch the 7 p.m. showing of the movie, “Julie & Julia. 

Post-Shopping Party of One.

It’s a busy time of year, but you still need fast-paced entertainment -- and quick delicious bites and sips.

Book Club Entertaining Tips

Book clubs are a time-honored tradition that always results in fun, fellowship and, hopefully, a great talk about a great book that will stay with all the members for years to come.

So You Want to Start a Book Club?

I came up with a crazy idea late one night, while working on a secret novel manuscript after all my children were asleep and I was dying for some adult conversation – I should start a book club.

Friendsgiving

Friendsgiving is one of the best holidays around. Yes, I said Friendsgiving, not Thanksgiving. A day of indulging in your favorite foods and beverages with some of your favorite people.