The Coppola Commitment
"I want to leave the earth better than I found it for future generations"

Francis Ford Coppola

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Our Commitment
For more than forty years, the Coppola family has searched for innovative ways to implement environmentally responsible practices into the vineyards and winemaking techniques to improve efficiency, minimize impacts, and create a nurturing habitat for wildlife, on-site staff, and visiting guests.
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100% Certified


In 2012, our winery became Certified Sustainable through the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance. We continued this commitment and also certified our vineyards, in order to become a 100% Certified Sustainable Winery and Vineyard in 2019.

Certified Sustainable California.

CSWA Certified

Bee Friendly Farming.

Bee Friendly Farming

Green Medal Sustainable winegrowing leadership awards California.

2017 Green Medal

Certified fish friendly farming.

Fish Friendly Farming

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Sustainable Actions Spotlight

From vineyard practices to winemaking to restaurant operations, The Family Coppola places a heavy emphasis on sustainability. 


At Francis Ford Coppola Winery, all of our planted acres are sustainably farmed and certified through the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance.

Our vineyards use leading water conservation practices including aerial imagery, weather stations, soil monitoring probes, smart scheduling, and drip irrigation.
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We have increased vineyard biodiversity with bird boxes, diversified plant species through cover crop trials, beehives, and better soil conservation to improve the Russian River watershed fish habitat.

With the active presence of these beneficial insects, owls, birds, and soil fauna to combat pests, biodiversity in the vineyards has flourished.


We have reduced water use throughout every aspect of our winery operations. All water on-site is recycled and reused for site irrigation. We use leading water conservation practices in the wine cellar and in the vineyards.
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Sustainability Efforts From Our Growers

The Grower Relations team at Francis Ford Coppola Winery has developed and nurtured long-standing relationships with a network of more than 150 neighboring grape growers.

To better enhance sustainability efforts through this grower network, the viticulture and winemaking team meets with each of their partners on a one-on-one basis to discuss grape health, wine styles, and to set future collective goals.

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This initiative of becoming certified sustainable takes the environment into consideration while also creating the best quality grapes possible.

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Corey Beck, CEO & Winemaking Chief.



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