Rubicon Estate

Inglenook Returns

April 12, 2011
Inglenook Returns

  Francis Ford Coppola has worked for years to restore the good name of the Napa Valley’s Inglenook winery. This week he made it literal with the announcement that he had acquired the Inglenook trademark. The director _ although these days he may be known as much for wine as for movies _ also...
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Rubicon retrospective

March 26, 2010
Rubicon retrospective

If you’re looking for a wine country trip to impress the in-laws or assorted other out-of-towners, Rubicon Estate’s not a bad place to pick. There’s something for movie buffs; the estate is owned _ and was painstakingly restored _ by director Francis Ford Coppola and wife Eleanor. There’s something for history buffs, too, the...
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