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2017 Winery of the Year

Tastings & Experiences

With more than forty wines produced on-site in our state-of-the-art winemaking facility, a restaurant serving up cuisine made to pair perfectly with our wines, all on a property surrounded by sustainably farmed vineyards, we are proud to offer a variety of Wine Experiences hosted by our educated and entertaining hospitality staff.

Wine Tastings

First Flight Experience

$25 per tasting
$20 per tasting for Wine Family members (up to 4 people)
Gallery Bar | Available daily, 11am – 5:30pm
Estimated duration: 35-40 minutes

Enjoy a flight of our limited production wines such as Archimedes, Eleanor, and Francis Coppola Reserve. This tasting will showcase the specialties of the Sonoma region vineyard sites behind our most coveted selections.

Sonoma Inclusive Tasting

$20 per flight
Complimentary for Wine Family members (up to 4 people)
Available daily, 11am – 5:30pm
Estimated duration: 25-30 minutes

Enjoy a taste of Sonoma County with our Sonoma Inclusive Tasting. Including wines like Francis Coppola Reserve, Director’s Cut, Director’s, and Pitagora, this tasting highlights the uniqueness of wines that hail from this region.

Diamond Collection Claret & Pavilion Tasting

Complimentary
Available Daily, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Enjoy two free pours of our popular, Diamond Collection wines.

Experiences

Guided Tasting Experience

  • 11:30am, 2:00pm, and 4:00pm
  • $32 per person, $25 per member and up to 3 guests
  • Estimated duration: 1 hour

Join us in our upstairs Gallery for a guided tasting of four seasonal wines with one of our wine educators. Throughout the experience, your guide will offer insights on viticulture and grape growing, wine making practices, and how it all translates into our premier wine offerings at Francis Ford Coppola Winery. This tasting experience lasts approximately 1 hour and reservations are required.

For more information, please call us at (707) 857-1471.

Matchmaker

  • Offered the following dates: 9/17, 10/22
  • 1:30pm
  • Limited to 6 people per date
  • Duration: 1½ - 2 hours
  • $65 per person, $50 per member

Learn the science behind your sense of taste. Guests will be guided through various tasting exercises that demonstrate how to identify different flavors in food. Then learn how balancing these flavors affects the relationship between food and wine. Want to have your favorite Chardonnay with a juicy steak? We’ll teach you how! This tasting experience lasts approximately 1½- 2 hours, and reservations are required. 

For more information, please call us at (707) 857-1471.

Bottling Ballet Mecanique

  • Available daily at 11:30am
  • $20 per person; Complimentary for Wine Family and up to 3 guests
  • 45-60 minutes, includes tasting of four (4) wines

Named for the little dance wine bottles do while moving across the bottling line, this tasting will give you a sneak peek at our state-of-the-art bottling facility. We'll begin with an overview of our property, teach you about our various appellation and vineyard practices, and tell you the stories behind each of our wine labels (Teaser: they all carry personal significance to Francis).

For more information, please call us at (707) 857-1471.

Please note: The bottling line does not run on weekends

Private Tastings

Private Tour & Customized Tasting

  • Available daily at 11:30am and 1:30pm
  • Maximum 8 guests
  • $40 per person, $32 per member

Join us for a private tour and tasting with wines that can be customized to your groups liking. We will begin with an overview of our property, teaching you about our various appellations and vineyard practices.

Then let the tasting begin! As a part of your private experience, the tasting portion will be held away from our normal Tasting Room, with the venue dependent upon the size of your group. Tastings can be customized based on the types of wines that your guests enjoy.

For a more customized experience, please provide what varietals you prefer in the NOTES section of your reservation, and we will make our best attempt to tailor your wines to your preference. For more information or private tasting options for groups of 9 or more, please call Guest Services at (707)857-1471.


Private Tour & Storyteller Tasting

  • Available daily at 11:30am and 1:30pm
  • Maximum 8 guests
  • $50 per person | $42 per member (limit of 2 per membership)

Join us for a seated tasting of our storyteller wine collection. Guests will be guided on a tour of the exquisite winery grounds, showing you the property the way Francis intended. Following the tour, relax in a private setting, and enjoy a tasting of our Storyteller Collection. Throughout the tasting you will enjoy a flight of wine including Archimedes, Eleanor, and Pitagora all while being regaled with the stories behind these coveted selections.

For more information or private tasting options for groups of 9 or more, please call Guest Services at (707)857-1471.

All private tastings and tours must be booked at least 2 weeks in advance.

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