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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.

Francis Ford Coppola Winery Premieres Custom Wines for 2019 Oscars® & Governors Ball

Francis Ford Coppola Winery, known for award-winning wines, premieres two custom wines for the 2019 Oscars® and Governors Ball. Through a process of meticulous fruit selection and numerous blending trials, these specially made wines capture the distinct nuances of distinguished microclimates in a highly refined style. Additionally, the elegant Sofia Rosé, named after critically-acclaimed director Sofia Coppola, was selected for the program as well as Director’s Cut Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc, Francis Coppola Reserve Pinot Noir, and Eleanor wines. These new wines, which continue the three-year partnership with the  Oscars®, features unique zoetrope labels from Irving G. Thalberg Memorial award recipient and five-time Oscar® winner Francis Ford Coppola’s personal collection.

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

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.

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.

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: 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.

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

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.

Peanut Stew

Rainy season can sometimes really drive you crazy. Dark, dreary days followed by long dark evenings – it gets monotonous after a while. For me, it’s important to be able to change it up a little bit for dinners, always, but especially when the weather gets the best of me.

Tuesday Night Lamb Tacos

Some weeks are full of things to do, people to see and places to go. Others are a little bit more low key and potentially in need of a midweek pick me up. That’s where these lamb tacos come in.

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.