Wine Road Podcast Episode 196

Liana on Mar 7, 2024

From left to right, Marcy, Andrea Card, Beth and Tim Bodell WRP and FFC logos


In episode 196, Andrea Carr, the Senior Winemaker at Francis Ford Coppola, and Tim Bodell, the Executive Chef, are warmly welcomed to the discussion. They offer intriguing insights into their work and backgrounds, including Andrea’s previous involvement in lumberjack sports. Tim talks with excitement about the revamped menu at the winery’s Rustic restaurant, which now includes more seasonal dishes. They also unveil a new addition to the Coppola’s Diamond Collection – an Italian Prosecco, described as bright, crisp, and clean.

In addition to the vivid discussions on winemaking and food, the episode delves into the unique experiences offered at the Francis Ford Coppola winery, from family-style dinners to wine and bocce experiences. The hosts also touch on the importance of community involvement and the joy of food and wine. They also highlight the perks of joining the Francis Ford Coppola wine club and provides insights into life at the winery. The news of the podcast’s nomination for a Taste Award in the Best Food Drink Podcast category is shared, along with details of upcoming Spring Wine Trail event.

Podcast Sponsored by: River Road Family Vineyards and Winery

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