Terms of Use

Welcome to the Francis Ford Coppola Winery site (the “Site”), designed to educate you about our wines, promotions, and sponsored events.  We strive to make the Site a rewarding experience for all our users at every visit, hoping you will return time and again.  To maintain an enriching user experience, we ask that you adhere to the Terms and Conditions of Use for the Site as outlined below.  All further mention to “we” or “Francis Ford Coppola Winery” refers to Francis Ford Coppola Winery, our affiliates, subsidiaries, service providers and designees.


By entering the Site, you agree to be bound by the Terms and Conditions of Use, our Privacy Policy, and any other policies, terms or notices (collectively the “Terms of Use”) on the Site.  If you do not agree or cannot meet the Terms of Use, please do not access the Site.  Francis Ford Coppola Winery maintains the right to revise the Terms of Use at any time without prior notice.  Any such amendment becomes effective immediately. 


To access the Site you must be of legal drinking age in the country where you reside.  Should you not be of legal drinking age in your residing country or territory, please exit the Site now.

Use of the Site is void where prohibited.  By using the Site, you affirm all information you provide is accurate and truthful, and that you are not in violation of any applicable law or regulation.


The Site and all information contained herein is owned by Francis Ford Coppola Winery.  You are granted non-transferable, non-exclusive access to the Site to view information and interact for your own personal use. Any commercial use of the Site is prohibited.  Content, including but not limited to trademarks, designs, logos, text, images, audio, and video materials are the intellectual property of Francis Ford Coppola Winery or our affiliates (“Company Intellectual Property”) unless otherwise indicated.  Company Intellectual Property is protected under laws of the United States of America, other nations around the world, and international treaties, specifically under copyright and trademark law.  You are not permitted to publish, distribute, transmit, or otherwise use Company Intellectual Property for public or commercial use without the express written consent of Francis Ford Coppola Winery.  By accessing the Site, you agree not to rent, transmit, disclose, publish, sell, assign, lease, sublicense, market, or transfer the Site or any portion thereof, or use it in any manner not authorized by the Terms of Use.  Further, in using the Site you agree not to copy, reverse engineer, translate, port, modify or make derivative works of any portion of the Site.


Your submission of information through the Site is governed by Francis Ford Coppola Winery’s Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use.  You affirm the information you provide in connection with your use of the Site is true, accurate, and complete, and that you will maintain and update the information as needed.  Francis Ford Coppola Winery reserves the right to refuse a user name or email address that belongs to or is already being used by another person; that may be interpreted as impersonating another person, or violating the intellectual property or rights of any person; that is offensive; or for any other reason at our sole discretion, and deny access to the Site. You are wholly responsible for any transactions and interactions with the Site that occur in connection with your user name, and you agree to notify Francis Ford Coppola Winery immediately in the case of any security breach related to your account.


By using the Site, you agree to respect all applicable laws, regulations, and rules, as well as the rights and dignity of other users.  Use of the Site and Services is your acceptance to comply with the following rules of conduct.  Failure to comply may result in termination of access to the Site.

You agree not to:

Post, transmit, or otherwise make available through or in connection with the Site:

Information or materials that are or may be threatening, harassing, degrading, hateful, defaming, libelous, false, obscene, indecent, pornographic, or that are protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret, or that portray or encourage irresponsible drinking

Information or materials that are open to criminal or civil liability, or that encourages partaking in criminal activities of any sort

Viruses, Trojan Horses, spyware, or any other computer code, file, or program that is harmful, or that is intended to damage or disrupt the operation of or monitor the use of any hardware, software, or equipment

Unsolicited or unauthorized advertisements not previously approved by Francis Ford Coppola Winery in writing

Personally identifiable and/or non-public information about a person/company without their prior written consent

Use the Site unlawfully

Use the Site to violate the rights and privacy of others, including collecting information about other users of the Site

Impersonate a person or entity, falsely state or misrepresent yourself or your affiliation with a person or entity in connection with the Site, or state or imply Francis Ford Coppola Winery endorses any statement you make

Interfere with the operation of the Site or the servers or networks used to make the Site available, or violate the requirements, procedures, policies, or regulations of said networks

Restrict other users from accessing the Site

Reproduce, copy, sell, link to or otherwise misuse for commercial purposes any portion of the Site

Modify, adapt, translate, or disassemble any portion of the Site

Download and store any Site content

Use any type of manual or automatic device to retrieve, “data mine”, index, or gather content from the Site, or reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Site

You are solely responsible for maintaining all telecommunications, broadband, and computer hardware, equipment, and services needed to access the Site, and for paying all charges related to the access and use of the Site.  Francis Ford Coppola Winery reserves the right to remove or disable access to information or materials posted, transmitted, or otherwise made available through or in connection with the Site that may be a violation of law, regulation, or rights of a third party, (e.g. rights under copyright and trademark law, prohibitions on libel and slander, invasion of privacy), or a violation of the Terms of Use.



Francis Ford Coppola Winery, our affiliates, or our service providers may offer features through the Site that allow you to post information, photos, or other materials publicly on your personal “profile page” (your “Profile”).  All rules of conduct described above apply. 


Francis Ford Coppola Winery may allow you to upload content for display on the Site.  When you submit or make content available on the Site (“Submission”), you agree that the Submissions are nonproprietary and nonconfidential, may be made available to the general public, and may be used by Francis Ford Coppola Winery without restriction.  You grant to Francis Ford Coppola Winery an irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive license to use, modify, delete, add to, create from, publicly perform or display, reproduce, and distribute such Submissions on or through the Site and in connection with advertising and promoting the Site and our products in any media format and through any media channels now existing or developed in the future.  You represent and warrant you have all rights necessary for you to grant the licenses in this Section regarding each Submission, and that your provision of each Submission complies with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations.    Francis Ford Coppola Winery does not claim any ownership rights on the content that you post on the Site After posting your Content to the Site, you continue to retain any rights you may have had in your content, subject to the license granted to Francis Ford Coppola Winery. This section will survive the termination of the Terms of Use.

Francis Ford Coppola Winery reserves the right to reject, deny, restrict, suspend, or terminate your access to all or any part of the Site at any time, for any or no reason, with or without prior notice or explanation, and without liability. This includes the right to refuse to post or to remove any posting, including private messages.   

The Site may contain opinions, statements, or other content submitted by third parties for which Francis Ford Coppola Winery is not responsible for screening, monitoring, or verifying, including the content’s accuracy, reliability, or compliance with laws. Content made available by third parties is strictly the opinions of the third party and is not endorsed by Francis Ford Coppola Winery.


Francis Ford Coppola Winery may, without obligation, monitor, alter, refuse to post, or remove Submissions before or after they appear on the Site.  We may disclose any Submissions and the circumstances surrounding their transmission to anyone for any reason or purpose.  If you are aware of any unlawful, offensive, or objectionable content on the Site please click on “Contact Us”.


You agree that Francis Ford Coppola Winery may terminate your access to, or use of, the Site at any time and for any reason, without notice and without limitation at our sole discretion.  In the event of such termination your right to use the Site will cease immediately.  Francis Ford Coppola Winery may immediately deactivate or delete any user name or password used by or provided to you, as well as all related information and files associated therewith, and bar any further access to such information and files.  You agree that Francis Ford Coppola Winery is not liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to the Site or to any such information or files, and will not be required to make such information or files available to you after any such termination. Francis Ford Coppola Winery reserves the right to enforce and verify compliance with the Terms of Use, including but not limited to, in connection with any legal process relating to your use of the Site or the claim of a third party that your use of the Site is somehow unlawful or violates the third party’s rights.


Sweepstakes, contests, or similar promotions (“Promotions”) made available through the Site may be regulated by rules that are separate from the Terms of Use.  By participating in any such Promotions you agree to be subject to the specific rules of the Promotion.  Francis Ford Coppola Winery encourages you to read the applicable rules, as well as to review the Privacy Policy, which together with the Terms of Use will govern any information you submit in connection with such Promotions.  In the case of the Promotions’ rules conflicting with the Terms of Use, the rules will control.


Unless otherwise stated, Francis Ford Coppola Winery is not associated with operators of any third party websites that link to or are linked from the Site.  We disclaim any responsibility for the accuracy, content, or availability of information found on third party websites that link to or are linked from the Site.  We make no guarantees to your satisfaction with products or services that are available through any third party site that links to or is linked from the Site.  We do not make warranties as to the security of any information that you may provide or be requested to provide to any third party, whether through such third party site or otherwise.


Francis Ford Coppola Winery reserves the right to block links to third party websites without prior notice and at its sole discretion.


The Site is provided “as is”.  All materials and information on the Site are provided to you without warranty, express or implied, of the accuracy and reliability of the content, whether it be content provided by Francis Ford Coppola Winery, user generated content, or content posted by a third party.  Francis Ford Coppola Winery takes no responsibility for the third party advertisements, applications, or goods and services posted on or through the Site.  We are not responsible for the conduct, online or offline, of any user of the Site, including, without limitation, any Submission posted by any user.  We assume no responsibility for errors, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of any user communication.  We are not responsible for technical problems including but not limited to problems with telephone network or lines, computer online systems, service providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any emails, traffic congestion on the Internet or on any portion of the Site, including any injury or damage to users or to any person’s computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading content in connection with the Site.  Under no circumstances shall Francis Ford Coppola Winery be responsible for any loss or damage, including personal injury or death, resulting from the use of the Site, attendance of an event, from content posted by other users, or from the conduct of users, online or offline.

Certain states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of certain warranties or liabilities, therefore the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you.


Francis Ford Coppola Winery shall not be liable for any damage, claim, or loss incurred by you, including but not limited to, incidental, direct, indirect, special, consequential or exemplary damages, loss of profits, loss of use, loss of data, or loss of security, irrespective of whether we have been informed of, knew of, or should have known of the likelihood of such damages.  This applies to all causes of action.  Your sole and exclusive resolution for dissatisfaction with the Site is to stop using the Site. If the warranty exclusion or limitation of liability set forth in this use agreement is for any reason whatsoever held unenforceable or inapplicable, you agree the aggregate liability of Francis Ford Coppola Winery for all damages, losses, and causes of action, shall be the total amount, if any, paid by you to Francis Ford Coppola Winery to access and use the Site.


You agree to indemnify and hold us harmless from any loss, liability, cost, expense, claim, or demand, including without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising out of or relating to your use of the Site in violation of the Terms of Use.  Additionally, you agree to indemnify, defend, and hold Francis Ford Coppola Winery harmless from any and all claims, actions, demands, causes of action, and other proceedings arising from or related to any of the following (“Claims”):

Your use, inability to use, or activities in connection with the Site

Any violation of the Terms of Use or any other terms, conditions, or policies of Francis Ford Coppola Winery, by you or through any account you may have with the Site

Any transaction

Any allegation that a Submission or other material that you make available through the Site infringes or otherwise violates the intellectual property, privacy, or other rights of any third party

Your violation of any rights of any user


The Terms of Use will be construed, and enforced, under the laws of California without reference to choice of law principles.  Any dispute relating to the Terms of Use or the Site may be litigated only in a court having jurisdiction and venue in San Joaquin County for state court causes of action and in Sacramento, California for federal court causes of action.  You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Site or the Terms of Use must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose.

The failure of Francis Ford Coppola Winery to enforce any right or provision of It’s the Terms of use does not constitute a waiver of such rights and provisions.  The Terms of Use may be enforced to the fullest extent allowed by law.  Should any provision of the Terms of Use be unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that provision is to be considered negated from the Terms of Use and will not affect the authority of the remnant provisions.


The Terms of Use are not and should not be construed to create any partnership, joint venture, employer-employee, agency or franchisor-franchisee relationship between you and Francis Ford Coppola Winery.  You may not assign, transfer, or sublicense any or all of your rights or obligations under the Terms of Use without prior written consent of Francis Ford Coppola Winery.  All headings or section titles contained herein are for the purpose of convenience and do not define or explain the subsequent section or provision.

Francis Ford Coppola Winery invites you to drink our wines responsibly.

©2021 Francis Ford Coppola Winery, Geyserville, Sonoma County, CA.


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