Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Uncorked: Francis Ford Coppola Winery

Wine and dine at Francis Ford Coppola Winery.  Not only does this place have fabulous wine, but the restaurant, Rustic, is amazing!

Owner:  Francis Ford Coppola
Appellation:  Alexander Valley, Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma Coast, Sonoma Valley, Russian River Valley.
The Wines:  Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, Chardonnay, Late Harvest Semillon, Malbec, Moscato, Petite Sirah, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Noir, Riesling, Rose, Shiraz, Vioginer, Zinfandel
Wine Maker:  Corey Beck
Must-try Wines:  Eleanor and Cinema
After spending some days exploring Napa, we headed out to Sonoma for a change of pace.  First stop:  Francis Ford Coppola Winery.  
This place even has a swimming pool!  How cool!!  The property is stunning and you can't miss the on-site restaurant, Rustic.  This was one of our favorite dining experience during our trip to California.  Excellent service!  I'd highly recommend a visit!!
Stuffed Mushrooms

Fried Dough and Fresh Mozzarella

Pizza Funghi

Bumbolo con Broccoli


Chicken Mattone

Panna Cotta

Lemon Tart

Francis Ford Coppola Winery
300 Via Archimedes
Geyserville, CA  95441

Summer Promotions:

Just in time for the perfect summer barbeque, Coppola Winery has announced that its beautiful pool & cafe will be available for private events. Featuring activities like bocce ball and table games, Coppola Winery’s park is the perfect place for a gathering of friends, family or colleagues. Swim in the pool or kick back and relax with delicious food and wine tastings on the patio. Now, for the first time ever, guests can rent out the entire pool area and make one of the winery’s greatest attractions their own!

Pool & Park
Capacity: 300
Upon entering the gates of our winery, visitors immediately notice the luxurious double swimming pool to the right of the main gate. Just adjacent, landscaped lawns and regulation size bocce courts create the perfect park setting for an outdoor event. Whether for dinner, cocktails, wine tasting, or a full-scale pool party, the Pool & Patio space offers an entertaining and relaxed atmosphere for guests to unwind outdoors in style and comfort.

 Other details:
·         Bocce courts and classic game tables are available in the park
·         Available evenings only (after 6:30 pm) from April - October

Pool Cafe
Capacity: 125
Within splashing distance of the pool's refreshing turquoise waters, the Pool Cafe offers a view of hillside vineyards and our landscaped park. This is the perfect spot for a cocktail reception with passed appetizers before moving to another venue for a seated dinner.

Other details:

§  Great add-on venue for pool deck and Pavilion parties
§  Available evenings only (after 6:30pm) from April-October

·         Packages start at $4,500 and include two lifeguards, towels, access to the public changing rooms and showers for three hours, food and beverage
·         Cabines available for additional charge

Rental Hours & Availability:


  • Summer: May 25th - September 27th (7-10pm only)
  • Fall: October 2-25th (Friday - Sunday 7-10pm only; Monday-Thursday 11am-10pm)


  • Spring: April 1st - May 29th (Friday - Sunday 7-10pm only; Monday - Thursday 11am-10pm)
  • Summer: May 30th - September 25th (7-10pm only)
  • Fall: September 26th - October 23rd (Friday - Sunday 7- 10pm only; Monday - Thursday 11am-10pm)

Coppola Winery offers personalized, all-inclusive planning from start to finish, with distinctive venues that accommodate up to 300 people. Private events can be hosted at several locations within the winery including the Pavilion, East & West Terraces, Gallery & Gallery Bar, West Tower, Pool & Park and Pool Cafe. Let the Coppola team host your next private event and create an unforgettable experience that your guests will savor for years to come.

For event information or to book an event, please call (707) 857-1484 or email events@francisfordcoppolawinery.com.

About Francis Ford Coppola Winery
Francis puts it best, saying the winery is “a wine wonderland, a park of pleasure where people of all ages can enjoy all the best things in life: food, wine, music, dancing, games, swimming and performances of all types.  A place to celebrate the love of life.”  Francis Ford Coppola Winery is located at 300 Via Archimedes in Geyserville, California, accessed from US HWY 101 and the Independence Lane exit.  Among the many unique attractions at the property, Francis Ford Coppola Winery features a wine tasting bar, two restaurants, swimming pools, a movie gallery, a performing arts pavilion and a park area with game tables and bocce courts.  Francis Ford Coppola Winery opens at 11 a.m. daily.  For more information, call (707) 857-1400 or visit www.FrancisFordCoppolaWinery.com.

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