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Palazzo Margherita – Bernalda, Basilicata, Italy

Palazzo Margherita – Bernalda, Basilicata, Italy

Back in 2012 we got very excited about the opening of Palazzo Margherita – the latest addition to Francis Ford Coppola’s expanding stable of award-winning resorts. A couple of weeks ago we, at long last, had the opportunity to check it out first hand and found out why everyone has been so excited […]

by × June 13, 2018 × 0 comments

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Blancaneaux Lodge, A Family Coppola Hideaway – Belize

Blancaneaux Lodge, A Family Coppola Hideaway – Belize

Belize is a part of the world of which Francis Ford Coppola is clearly very fond. Three of his Hideaways are tucked away in this part of Central America – Turtle Inn sits on the beach in Placencia, Blancaneaux Lodge is high in the forests of the Mayan Mountains, whilst the last of the trio, La Lancha, […]

by × October 25, 2017 × 0 comments

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Turtle Inn – Placencia, Belize

Turtle Inn – Placencia, Belize

Francis Ford Coppola is clearly a man who does not like to rest on his laurels. Aside from being a master filmmaker, he owns flourishing wineries, a literary magazine (Zoetrope), a group of restaurants, a pasta & sauce business and a hotel chain, all marketed under The Family Coppola brand. Two […]

by × October 19, 2017 × 0 comments

Conversations, Travel

The Francis Ford Coppola Conversation

The Francis Ford Coppola Conversation

“Winemaking and filmaking are two great art forms”  Francis, are there similarities in your approach to making films and wine? Winemaking and filmaking are two great art forms that are very important in California. They both start with raw ingredients – in the case of wine, the land and the […]

by × December 20, 2013 × 0 comments

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Cafe Zoetrope, San Francisco

Cafe Zoetrope, San Francisco

For us, no trip to San Francisco is quite complete without a stop at Cafe Zoetrope. Conveniently located just along the street from City Lights bookstore, it’s the perfect spot  – post book-buying frenzy – to sit down, catch one’s breath, order a proper coffee, and dive into some great literature. […]

by × April 8, 2013 × 0 comments

Food, Travel

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Sicily on the Silver Screen

If you’re desperate to escape the winter chill then Sicily should be high up on your wish list. With appealing temperatures all year round, an intriguing history, unspoilt countryside, glorious architecture and a stunning coastline, it really does take some beating. When travelling through Sicily there’s a real sense of déjà vu. […]

by × December 31, 2010 × 1 comment